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2006 Volume 23 Number 11 Dusty Times Magazine

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Volume 23 -Number 11 November 2006 Publisher Emeritus Jean Calvin Editor John Calvin Associate Editor Judy Smith Editorial Assistant Bekki Wikel Controller John Calvin Marketing Pat Caplan Circulation Yance Scott Contributors Scott Bottomley J. Preston Bradshaw Jim Culp Mike Del Col Nicole Del Col Steve Hilton Victor Gazca Martin Holmes Rod Koch Byrle Moore Steve Ruddick Maurice Selden Darryl Smith Tony Tellier Trackside Photo Art Director Larry Worsham 1mou ~ Subscription Rates: $25 .00 per year, 12 issues, USA, Foreign Sub-scription rates on request. Contributions: DUSTY TIMES welcomes contributions, but is not responsible for such material. Unsolicited material will be rem med only by request and with a self addressed stamped envelope. Classified Ads: will be published as received, prepaid. DUSTY TIMES assumes no liability for omissions or errors. All ads may be subject to editing. DUSTI TIMES: (ISSN 87 50-17 3 2) is published monthly by Hill-side Racing Corp, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311, (818) 882-0004 with additional Dusty Times, LLC offices at 415 N. Higgins Avenue, Suite lA, Missoula, MT 59802. Copy-right by Hillside Racing Corp. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the pub-lisher. Periodical Postage paid at Chatsworth, CA 91311 and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address change to DUSTY TIMES, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Four weeks notice is required for change of address. Please furnish both old and new address, and send to DUSTY TIMES, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311. snapshot of the Month ... Gail Pike and Jaimie Martinez had a good time running the Bronco in the 1982 Frontier 500, seen here coming out from under the train tracks. DUSTY TIMES will feamre picmres of similar "funnies" or woes on this page each month. Send us your snapshot of something comic or some disaster for consideration. D~STY TIMES will pay $10 for the picmre used. If you wish the photo remrned, enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Only black & white prints, up to 8xl0 will be considered In This Issue ... FEATURES Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno by Judy Smith ...................................... 8 56d, Neste Oil Rally of Finland by Martin Holmes ..................... .............. 16 COOR ORW Gran Prix by Beryl Moore & Victor Gasca ........................ 22 SCORE Las Vegas Primm 300 by Judy Smith ......................................... 30 So Cal Dirt & Sand Expo by Jim Ober .................................................. 39 MORE Rumble At Ridgecrest by]. Preston Bradshaw .............................. 40 CORE At Crandon by]. Preston Bradshaw ............................................ 46 DEPARTMENTS Happenings ............................................................................................... 5 Trail Notes ................................................................................................ 6 Good Stuff Directory ............................................................................. 52 Classified Ads .......................................................................................... 5 8 Index To Advertisers ............................................................................... 59 ON THE COVER Brian Collins and Larry Ragland had a great race, they took the Trick Truck win as well as the overall win at the Best In The desert Vegas To Reno race. Photo by Alan Madden - T rackside Photo Bob Shepard was the big winner at the SCORE Primm 300, he took the Trophy Truck win as well as the overall win in his somewhat muddy Chevrolet. Photo by Art Eugenio - Trackside Photo Visit Our Website at Qustytimes.corn cSubscr.ibe :Joday lo DUSTY TIMES THE FASTEST GROWING OFF ROAD MONTHLY IN THE COUNTRY!! □ 1 year -$25.00 □ 2 years -$40.00 □ 3 years -$55.00 (no credit cards please) □ NEW □ Rl:NEWAL Name --------------------Address ---------'-------------City ---------,--,,,.----------State Zip ---------------------Primary Interest Cars O Trucks O Motorcycles 0 Send check or money order to: DUSTY TIMES 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311 Canadian - 1 year $30.00 US ■ Overseas subscription rates upon request Dusty Times November 2006 Page 3

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2006-2007 Happenings ... (605) 224-4967 CHAMPLAIN VALLEY RACING ASSOCIATION C.J. RICHARDS P.O. Box 332 USA JAN WRIGHT (011 52 61746834) RAMON CASTRO & RUBEN ACEVEDO (61637/7 0034) CMC CONTINENTAL MoTOSPORT Cum P.O. Box 3187 CORP P.O. Box 392 CALEXICO, CA 92232 HECTOR CERECER 011-52-65-66-4458 10K Fmra WHEELERS P.O. Box 36 CLEVES, OHIO 45002 (AU events staged at the club grounds in Cleves. Ohio) 4x4 FOREVER, Lm. 1665 DELAWARE ST. OSHKOSH, WI 54901 AMERICAN RALLY SPORT GROUP, INc. 3650 SOUTH POINTE CIRCLE, SUITE 205 LAUGHLIN, NY 89208 (702) 298-8171/FAX: (702) 521--0597 E MAIL: AMERICAN TRIALS ASSOCIATION AklA OBSERVED TRJAJ.S Southern California CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES BILL MARKUM • PRESIDENT (909) 860-1857 24 HR HOTLINE· (714) 562-7742 E MAIL: <> AsOCIACION EsTATAL DE AlITOMOVILISMO SAM LAsELL, TECH INSPECTOR ArT042 SAN JOSE DEL CABO BAJA CALIFORNIA DEL SUR. MEXICO AUSTRALIAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP DARRYL SMITH 19 SoMERS ST. CASHMERE, QUEENSLAND, 4500, AUSTRALIA DUSTY TIMES AUTOCROSS QUEBEC OFF ROAD CLASS JO CARS ONLY RENALD VAILLANCOURT 3069 DAGENAIS WEST LAVAL QUEBEC, CANADA H7P 1T7 (450) 622-4440 BAJA CUP CHALLENGE December 9, 2006 Glen Helen Raceway 909-888-6919 - -BARONA SAND DRAG AssN. P.O. Box 1521 LAKESIDE, CA 92040 AU Races Are Night Races AU Races At Barona Raceway, Lakeside, CA BBM MARKETING PROMOTIONS OH Road Short Course Racing & Special Event Marketing 4344 VALLEY VIEW AVE. NORCO, CA 92860 (909) 340-6474 BEST IN THE DESERT 3475 BoULDER HIGHWAY LAs VEGAS, NV 89121 702-457-577 5/FAX: 702-641-24 31 December 1-3, 2006 Henderson's Terrible 400 Henderson NV B.O.R.E. BONNEVILLE OFF ROAD RACING ENTERPRISES 341 W. 2575 N SUNSET, UT 84015 801-773-1651 BP MOTORSPORTS P.O. Box 411 WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91365 760-578-6258/760-578-6259 FAX: 818-348-4648 E-Mail: AU Events At California Ciry, CA BRIGIITON SPEEDWAY R.R.3 BRIGHTON, ONTARIO, CANADA KOK-lHO (613) 475-1102/FAX (613) 475-3250 CAJOR Cum AUTOMOVILISTAjUARENSE DE CHAMPIONSHIP OFF-ROAD RACING 7210 GATEWAY EAST EL PASO, TX 79915 (915) 593-4848 RALPH GARCIA 011-52-16-17-45-42 CESAR FUENTES CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES <> To Be Announced Nor Cal Rally School Northern CA Dusty Times November 10-12, 2006 Laughlin International Rally (Coed 3,3&1) NASA USRC & Regional Laughlin,NV December 1-2, 2006 Reno Rally (Coef 2&3) Rally America National & Regional Reno,NV CANNING ATTRACTIONS P.O. Box 400 MAYWOOD, CA 90270 (323) 560-SHOW CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 645 PIERRE, SD 57501 DAVE ADAMS (PILOTS AND BAJAS) (605) 224-9481 DoN ENGLEMAN (BIKES) FAIR HAVEN, VT 05743 (802) 265-8618 C!:.AntTON lb-JACKERS I.C.O. TOM DEl..AUDER SR 1091 TwP. LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968 (330) 532-4589 Short Course off Road Racing At Harrison CountJ Fair Grounds. Cadiz. OH CwB AUTOMOVILISTICA SANQuINTIN WLLE 6TA FRACC Co. DE SAN QUINTIN SAN QUINTIN, BC, MEXICO HERACLIO PATINO (011 52 616-5-22--07) CwB AUTOMOVILISTICO SAN VICENTE San Vicente Off Road ENSENADA, BC, MEXICO MISSION VIEJO, CA 92690-3178 FAX: (714) 367-1608 CODE OFFROAD CODE OFFaoAD USA P.O. Box 2328 CALEXICO, CA 92231-2328 760-455-8069 USA 01 l-52-686-553-4087 MEXICO December S-10, 2006 Race Ready 275 Ensenada-Mexicali-San Felipe COLORADO HILL Crn.m ASSOCIATION BARB VAHSHOLTZ, PRESIDENT (719) 531-3642 W/(719)687-9827 H P.O Box 8286 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80933 (719) 653-8449 CORR LUCAS OIL SERIES 270 NEWPORT CENTER DR., St11TY 100 NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 866-501-CORR CORVA 1500 WEST EL CAMINO, StJITE 352 SACRAMENTO, CA 95833 1-800-42 CORVA EXT 42 FAX (818) 957-4435 D&T PROMOTIONS DAVE VAN DEREN 2405 BAKER AVE. EVERETT, WA 98201 (206) 339-9079 (All events at Hannigan race track, BeUingham, WA or Thurston County ORV Park, Olympia, WA) DAKAR RALLY Happenings continued on page 6 ~~ f/!Ji"1itW ~ INlRODUCING_ □y KEN' Y AQQDPREMIUM W~ PRODUCTS 110 Watts of Power 1160 Channel Alphanumelic I Water Resistant I Mil Spec I Baja 1000 Proven ~ ~~~y ~~ ~ ~~ ~ "-1 was in Ensenada, and my crew in San QulnHn could hear me ISO miles awayl I need these in ALL of my lrucksr ,J/1111! fW, ~ -~~~ ~JT=LL./tl!!!:«.~ PROTRUCK WINNER. 2002 TECATE/SC0RE BAJA 1000 _The best communicaHon we've In over 15 years of off road racing!" ~~......-~ ~T TIWC-M-C#~ T~I Remele Head opHon avalleble. Cell ror demits. 800.869.5636 562 . .£127.8177 • Fax 562~26.3589 WWW.PCIRACERADIOS.COM 2888 Gundry Ave.. • Signal Hill, CA 90755 November 2006 Pages

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Trail Notes ... SNORE AVI -The SNORE Avi race, scheduled for November 10-11, 2006 has acquired Allcoat Powder Coating of Kingman, Arizona as a Class 5-1600 sponsor. For the Avi race they are paying$ 1000 for 1 '' place, $7 50 for 2nd place and $250 for third place. It's a good deal for you 5-1600 guys to earn a little additional cash before the holidays. Call SNORE for more details at 702-452-4522 or at TIYOTA TRUE GRIT & MILESTONE AWARDS -Following our of five races in the 2006 SCORE Desert Series, 22 of CORE's toughest drivers are still in the race to earn 2006 SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards, In addition, three of those racers could split this year's $12,000 SCORE Toyota True Grit Award. These racers will now join over 300 entries to compete in the 39th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, the granddaddy of all desert races. The final event of the 2006 SCORE Desert Series will be held Nov. 15-18 in Baja California, Mexico, a peninsula run from Ensenada to La Paz. Toyota is presenting these prestigious awards to the world's toughest desert racers for the 21st consecutive year. The Toyota Milestone awards go to those drivers· who finish every required mile of every race in the five-race 2006 SCORE Desert Racing Series, the World's Foremost Desert Racing Series. "Toyota is proud to honor the world's best desert racing drivers," said Les Unger, national motors ports manager at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.-"For two decades, we have had the privilege of presenting the SCORE Toyota True Grit and Milestone Awards to the toughest racers on the planet." The $12,000 SCORE Toyota Truce Grit bonus purse will be split among the point champions in the non-factory supported classes of Class 1-2/1600, Class 5, Class 10 and SCORE Lite. With no eligible drivers in Class 5, a total of 10 drivers in the remaining three classes remain in the running for the 2006 Toyota True Grit bonus purse. After four races over rugged desert terrain in the U.S. and Mexico, 22 racers in 8 classes are still in the hunt for 2006 SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards. Heading to the season-finale in Mexico, the series has covered 1,056.63 dusty desert miles. Class 1-2/1600 leads the way with five racers each still eligible for SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards. Toyota Milestone Awards for Racers who completed every required mile for the season after three rounds in the five-race 2006 SCORE Desert Series-*SCORE Toyota True Grit Classes. SCORE Trophy-Truck -BJ Badwin, Bob Shepard, Ed Herbst, Alan Pflueger. Class 1 - Gary Weyhrich, Richard Boyle, Brian Parkhouse, Martin Christensen. Class ½-1600 -Caleb Gaddis, Brian Burgess, Sammy Ehrenberg, Daniel McMiliin, Arturo Velazco. Class 3 - Donald Moss. Class 7SX - Noe Sierra. Class 10* - John Cooloey, Billy Gasper. SCORE Lite* -Tim Noe, Stan Potter, Vic Rruckmann. Protruck - Gus Vildosola, Jr. , Jason Voss. 2 006 SCORE DESERT SERIES POINT LEADERS THRU PRIMM -(Top 5 in each class.) SCORE TROPHY-TRUCK -1. B.J . Baldwin, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado (1), 270 2. Bob Shepard, Phoenix, C hevy CK1500 (1), 264 3. Ed Herbst/Tim Herbst, Las Vegas, Ford F-150, 242 4. Alan Pflueger, Honolulu, Chevy Silverado, 241 5. Andy McMillin, Poway, Calif./Robby Gordon, Charlotte, N.C., Chevy CK1500, 203 Class 1 - 1.Troy Herbst 296, 2. Gary Weyhrich 291, 3.Richard Boyle 273, 4. Martin Christensen260, 5. Brian Parkhouse 256. Class ½-1600 -l. Caleb Gaddis 263, 2. Brian Burgess 262, 3. Sammy Ehrenberg 237, 4. Daniel Mcmillin 230, 5. Arturo Velazco 221. Class 3 -l. Don Moss 210, 2. Ken Leavitt 58 Class 7 -1. George Seeley 133, 2. David Bonner 125. Class 5-1600 -1. Danny Ledezma 183, 2. Marcos Nunez 179, 3. James Tedford 159, 4. Ernesto Arambula 149 5. Chad Mayernick 107. Class 7 -1. Dan Chamlee 185, 2. David Binns 176, 3. Victor Herrera Jr. 122, 4. Scott Brady 97, 5. Barry Karakas 74. Class 7S -l. Mike Horner 153, 2. Tyler Fox 131, 3. Nick Moncure 89, 4. Javier Avila 35. Class 7SX - 1. John Holmes 195, 2. Noe Sierra 182, 3. Jeff Lloyd 164, 4. Dan Street Jr. 128, 5. Doug Siewart 74 . Class 8 -Nick Vanderway 188, 2. Glen Greer 151, 3. Dave Raimonde 146. Class 9 -l. Eric Fisher 183, 2. Sigal Green burg 125. -Class 10 -l. Darren Hardesty 219, 2. John Cooloey 217, 3. Bill Gasper 212, 4. Will Higman 183, 5. Ron Dalke 174. Score Lite -l. Tim Noe 258, 2. Stan Potter 240, 3. Vic Bruckmann 219, 4. Cameron Steele 190, 4. Ken Stroud 190. Class 11 -1. Eric Solorzano 177. Stock Full -1. Mark Handley 151, 2. John Griffin 142, 3. Terry Henn 128 4. Bob Graham 67. Stock Mini - 1. Rod Hall 125. Protruck -l. Gus Vildosola Jr. 206, 2. John Voss 186. Class 17 -1. Bob Land 79. Sportsman Cars -1. Peter Lang 91. Sportsman Trucks - 1. Steve Looney 195. Manufacturers -Engine Builders -1. Major Performance 409, 2. FAT Performance 377, 3. Redline 228, 4. Kroyer 218. Original Buggy Chassis -1. Jimco 558, 2. Smithbuilt 135, 3. Alumicraft 118, 4. Bunderson 80. CORR AT CHULA VISTA -The CORR troops gathered at Chula Vista for another weekend of fun and frolic, and a good time was had by all. Here are some of the winners, a full story and loads of pies will be in the next issue of Dusty Times. Pro 4 -Johnny Greaves won both rounds, Carl Renezeder was second both days and Scott Douglas was third in both rounds. Pro 2 -Scott Taylor took the win in both rounds, Michael Oberg was second on Saturday and Jerry Whelchel finished third on Saturday. Steve Barlow finished second on Sunday and Josh Baldwin was third. Pro Lite -Bob Naughton took the win on Saturday, Art Schmitt was second on both days and Casey Currie finished third on Saturday. Page 6 DARREN SKILTON BAJA AUTOMOTIVE ADVENTURES 455 E. OCEAN BLVD., SUITE 208 LONG BEACH, CA 90802 (562) 755-2278/FAX: (562) 590-7925 DF.C.ATIJR FoUR WHEEL DruvE Cum DECATUR, TX 76234 ToMALLEN (800) 662-3649/(214) 641-2090 DESERT STEEL MoTORSPORTs 1863 CoMMANDER DRIVE LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ 86403 (928) 855-2208 EASTERN OFF-ROAD RACING AssN. TOM DELAUDER, SR. 1091 TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968 (330) 532-4589 ENSENADA BAJA OFF RoAD RACING Av. REFORMA 1136 ENSADA, BC, MX 011-52-646-1818989 ELISIO 011-52-646-1715230 AARON Races for bugg:,s & Motorcycles WERO BEACH OOERNATIONAL Short Course Racing VICTORIA GALINDO ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXIOO 011-52-646-176-6230 FORDA FWRIDA OFF ROAD DRIVER'S ASS'OCJA110N JASON LEIBIN (727) 376-4176 Mar, Apr, Ma,, Nov at Davidson RacewaJ FUDPUCKER RACING TEAM 1855 PARKWAY DRIVE S. EL MONTE, CA 91733 626-442-9320/959-579-6151FAX GORRA GEORGIA OFF RoAD °RACING ASSOCIATION 420 HOSEA ROAD LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30245 (404) 963-0252 GPORRA GREAT PLANES OFF ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION TIM HODGE (402) 991-6048 SCOTT MORROW (816) 792-2126 (AU races are slwrt course, stadium sryle Classes -Sportsman, 1/2-1600, 5-1600, Sport Truck, Quads, Tough Truck Nebraska Raceway Park, Exit 420 on 1-80 between Omaha and Lincoln.) For latest info check <> HIGH PLAINS OFF ROAD RACING 2000 W. QUINCY AVENUE #B ENGLEWOOD, CO 80110 303-806-8062/ 303-7 81-0974 fax INTERNATIONAL lcE RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 8105 ST. PAUL, MN 55108 STEVE BEDDOR (612) 937-3816/FAX 474-2769 INTER-SHOWS MOTORSPORTS PROMOTIONS, INc. P.O. Box 2910 MISSION VIEJO, CA 92690 (949) 582-2371 ]EEPSPEED 1826 N. Windes Orange, CA 92869 714-538-7434/ fax 714-633-1724 All races for Jeepspeed 1,2 & 3 /eepspeed Challenge December 2, 2006 BITD Terrible's 400 Henderson, NV /eep!!Z:id 3 Series Dece r 1-3, 2006 Henderson's Terrible 400 Henderson, NV KAMwoPs BRONCO BUSTERS Whispering Pines Sports & Recreation Center P.O. Box 465 l<AMLOOPS, BC, CANADA VZG5L2 DALE NYESTE (250) 579-8039 TONY (250) 554-97801. Craig Byers (250) 376-8466 LAS VEGAS SANDSPORTS & OFPROAD EXPO (626) 961-3782 <> <> L.I.T.R.E. JEFF ELROD (408) 926-0522 JIM AfUTA (408) 247-4402 MAMARRITA OFF ROAD RACING LUIS CARLOS ALVAREZO PANAMERICANA AVE #5105 Co. JUAREZ, CHIH., MX 011-52-1637-1799 MICHIGAN BUGGY BUILDERS DUNE BUGGY TRADE SHOW (517) 543-7214 <> MICHIGAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS M.T.B. Enterprises Inc. 15529 JONES ROAD GRAND LEDGE, ML 4883 7 (517) 627-6200 Kyle Le Due took the win on Sunday and Chad Hord finished third. Super Buggy -Gary Nierop won on Saturday, Aaron Hawley took second and Matt Kross was third. On Sunday, TJ Clark took the win, Matt Kross was second and Gary Nierop was third. Single Buggy -John Fitzgerald took the win both·days, Kevin Graves was second on ·• Saturday and Sean Kennedy was third. Second place on Sunday went to Troy Morgan and Corey Boyer was third. Desert 7 - Biker Sherlock took the win and in Desert 7S it was Michael Ballard taking the gold. SCORE 1000 ENTRANTS - Racers from 32 States, 10 countries ent~red in nationally-tele~ised T~cate SCORE Baja 1000 Penmsula run Nov. 15-18 m Mexico, from Ensenada, Baja California to La Paz, Baja California Sur. BJ Baldwin has the pole, he will lead more than 225 four wheel buggies and trucks south to La Paz. There are 36 Trophy Trucks entered, 25 entered in Class 1, 22 1600's, 4 in Class 3, 9 in Class 5, 14 in 5/1600, 4 in Class 7, 3 in Class 7S, 4 in 7SX, 8 trucks in class 8, 2 in Class 9, 12 cars in Class 10, 16 SCORE Lite cars, 7 cars in Class 11, 5 in Stock Full, 4 in Stock Mini, 18 entered in Protruck, 19 in Baja Challenge and a total of 14 in Sportsman Car, Truck and UTV. Post entries are expected to set a new record for the race. The contestants will cove a bit more than 1000 miles on their trek down the Baja peninsula. Robby Gordon is running his Chevy in Trophy Truck, his big love in life being off road racing. Robby will run as long as he can and then fly to Homestead Florida for the final race of the NASCAR season. Over 300,000 race fans will line the course First truck will start at 10:30am and the fastest cars/trucks are expected to reach La Paz in 16 hours. Technical Inspection and Contingency will be held on Wednesday, November 15 from 10am to 6pm across from the San Nicholas Hotel. Driver Registration will be at the San Nicholas on November 14 from 1 to 6pm and on November 15, Wednesday from 9am to 5pm. In Class 1, Troy Herbst and Larry Roeseler will be going for a record third consecutive win in the Smithbuilt Ford. Rod Hall is running his 39th Baja 1000, he has 18 wins in this race and is November 2006 Motorcycles, Quads, A TVs and Pilots only MAORA Mm-AMERICA OFF ROAD ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 664 GREENUP, IL 62428 (217) 235-6528 E-MAIL: <www> MDR RACING 1853 PARKWAY DRIVE SOUTH EL MONTE, CA 91733 626-44 2-93 20/ FAX626-579-6051 2006 Calf!comia Championship Series * ovember 11, 2006 Stoddard 250 Barstow, CA • Double Points • Night Race MDR PRODUCTIONS .2006 Superstition Championship Series AU Races at Plaster Ciry OHV Area October 28, 2006 Superstition 250 December 31, 2006 TI1e Bud Lite Dash 200 * Night Race M.O.R.E. MoJA VE OFF RoAD RACING ENnrosIASTS P.O. Box 1231 BARSTOW, CA 92312 760-253-4453 MOREKARTEK Off Road Gold Cup Series MSBA MICHIGAN SPORT BUGGY ASSOCIATION DAVE BARRET 6363 NIGHTINGALE DR. FLINT, ML 48506 (810) 730-9221 MoToWF..ST WINTER TRIALS SERIES BILL MARKHAM (909) 860-1857 <> All et1ents at Perris RacewaJ (At Reed Valley with a school) NATIONAL Mun RACING AssN. RT. #l -Box 380 DAVE OR MARLENE RYAN PALATKA, FL 32177 (904) 325-5422 NATIONAL TUFF TRUCK ASSN. BUTCH CHAPIN MOTORSPORTS PROMOTIONS 1404 EAST 3RD STREET HASTINGS, MN 55033-1415 (612) 437-2459 NOORA GARY WULFF (724) 283-2678 E-MAIL <> Buggies, Pilot/Odysseys, Trucks, Quads (Spring ValleyRacewaJ, on route 518, 20 minutes SW of Lisbon, OH) (Thunder ValleJ located 15 minutes from Spring Vall9) NORTHERN Omo OFF RoAD RACING AssN. GARYWULFF (724) 283-2678 OFF ROAD EXPO 2006 (626) 599-8622 OFF ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION VOLUNTEERED SERIES PRESIDENT -GEOFF LEE 1243 TRICE ROAD LEBANON, TN 37087 (615) 453-5830 CLASS REP. -1/2-1600 BRUCE MEYERS (865) 453-1005 CLASS REP. -9 & UNLTD. MICHAEL MOORE (334) 271-7035 OUTLAW REP. DoNPONDER (314) 631-8190 (All Races at Wheeling in the County 900 Acres) Omo OFF RoADERS INc. 1427 GOSHEN HILLS ROAD S.E. NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO 44663 JIM KENDEL (216) 339-4674 AU races held at Harrison Counry Fairgrounds. Cadiz. Ohio ONTARIO OFF RoAD RACERS ASSOCIATION RICK T!CHBOURNE, PUBLIC RELATIONS (519)-681-4192(H)/(519) 457-2913(W) Dusty Times

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..., . OUTLA w SEVEN PICKUP 9269 UMMELMAN ST. LOUIS, MO 63123 (314) 631-8140/FAX: ((314) 631-1921 PACE MOTOR SPORTS US. OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP 495 N. COMMONS DRIVE AURORA, IL 60504 (630) 566-6100 <www. us off-road .com> PIKES PEAK P.O. Box 6962 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80934 (719) 685-4400 PINE BARRENS RouGH RIDERS OFF ROAD RACING CHATSWORTH, NJ (856) 875-7591 PRO 1600 SHOOTOUT CoREY GOIN 5 59-64 7-613 2 GOlNRACIN@HOTMAlL.COM PRoTRUCK 14402 BOND COURT EL CAJON, CA 92021 619-390-6252 November 16-18, 2006 Baja 1000 Baja, California, Mexico December 1-3, 2006 Henderson's Terrible 400 Henderson, NV PuRE ENERGY PROMOTIONS P.O. Box 50 RICKETTS, 1A 51460 (712) 679-2221 RALLY AMERICA TBD Reno Rally Reno,NV RocK CRAWLERS AssocIATION OF AMEruCA P.O. 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U.S. HWY 45 OSHKOSH, WL 54901 (414) 688-5509 -FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP XTREME INTERNATIONAL 1863 COMMANDER DRIVE LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ 86403 (520) 855-RACE/(520) 855-2208 BAJA OFFICE: 011-526-6225 ZR. PROMOTIONS RENE MONTANO P.O. Box 2122 Calexico, CA 92231 List your coming events in DUSTY TIMES free. It is the only way some fans know about your event, if they don't happen to be on your club mailing list. Don't call, but mail your 2007 schedules as soon as possible for listing in this column; it could bring you some extra entries! Mail your race or rally schedule to: 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311-5003 November 2006 Trail Notes ... looking for another in his Hummer. The race will be televised on Sunday, December 10 at 2:30pm EST on NBC. For more information call 818-225-8402 or visit SNORE SOUTHCOAST 37rH ANNUAL 250 - A great day for this race, lots of cars and a bit of a breeze across this very rough and very dirty course. Here are the first three finishers in class, a full story and loads of pictures will appear in the next issue of Dusty Times. Class 1 -1. Ronny Wilson, 2. Tom Koch, Ronn Bailey. Class 10 -1. Scott Martenson, 2. Robert McBeath, 3. Clay Flippin. Class 5 -1. Jim Varshay, 2. Erik Earnest. Class ½-1600 -1. Jeremy Harmon, 2. Craig Forest, 3. Jon Almberg. Class 8 -1. Richard Blunk, 2. Andy Schiffanelli, 3. Mike Bailey. Class 9 -1. Brandon Hughes, 2. Corey Torres, 3. Mark Bass. Class 5-1600 -1. John Huson, 2. Gary Messer, 3. Mike Simpson. Champ Car -1. Daniel Maurer, 2. Tom Malloy, 3. Bryan Adams. Class 7 -1. Jeff Rigel, 2. Russ Ramsey. Unlimjted Sportsman -1. Tom Hood, 2. Devon Freemal, 3. Clay Carr. Limited sportsman -1. Tommy Bradley, Jr., 2. Billy Shapley, 3. Brad Wilson. Class 1450 -1. Eric Ludian. Class I 1 - 1. Ed Mahoney CORR To SPONSOR ORBA SHOW -Championship Off Road Racing is pleased to announce they will co-sponsor the Off-R o a d Business Association's (ORBA) first off-road show at Barona Casino's Convention Center in San Diego County over the weekend of March 24-25, 2007. "CORR is excited to be part of this inaugural show as many ORBA members test their products through the rigors of our racing. We hope to educate the public about our racing series and draw them to our events programmed for the 2007 season," said Ken Zapp from CORR. Championship Off Road Racing will invite CORR drivers to display their trucks at the event, and sign autographs. "The event is yet another opportunity for CORR, as well as drivers and their sponsors to get more exposure," says Zapp. "We see this as a great opportunity and look forward to the event." The off-road show will be the first in California to be promoted by a non-profit trade association. All proceeds will be used by ORBA to further its efforts to protect and promote the motorized off-road· recreation industry. Information about the show will be posted on ORBA's website at as it develops. BAJA PITS NEWS -Welcome back racers and race fans alike. Well, summer is breaking and its time to go back to the deserts and Baja California. Here at Baja Pits, we are selling raffle tickets, attending Off Road Expo this weekend and pre paring for our free Pre Runners Pit Stop and later the Baja 1000 off road race. By the time you read this, the raffle will have already been held and the lucky winner notified of his free entry to the Baja 1000 race. At the same time, the off Road Expo will be over too. Next on out list is the Free Pre Runners Pit ~ being held Friday, November 3,d to Monday November 6th• Baja Huskys has volunteered to run this and we are assisting him at El Crucero. El Crucero is the location for one of our pits and will be the location for the Free Pre Runners Pit Stop too Look for the large, blue and White Husqvarna EZ-UP tent, the Husqvarna banners, banner tape and the large, Orange Baja Pits sign to identify us. Stop by, say hello, camp, stage and drop a vehicle off, whatever you want to do. We are there to assist you all four days. Steny and John Davidson along with some other guys will be holding the fort down. Auto Fuels Baia (Bill Rodriguez) will have the Sunoco Race Fuel truck on hand for racers that ordered and paid in advance for race fuel to be there too. Contact Bill for this service. The driver won't have any funds on him and can't sell fuel there that weekend. Well, Baja Pits has 20 pits ready to go. They include welders, tools, lights, generators, communication, water and food and a large amount of pit helpers to make sure you continue on. You can go to our web site at and download our pit application. All applications have to be in and paid for in full by midnight, November 5th• Emergency service will continue up to race week for vehicles. We have been contracted by Baja Husky's to pit Husqvarna moto;cycles that sign up with him. Pro Motorcycles and quads pay $945.00 for the 20 pits with up to 3 gallons of Sunoco 100 Octane unleaded race fuel per pit, dry break rental and membership fees. Husky guys pay a little bit more for membership to Baja Huskys and the contingency fund they run for Husqvarna's only. Contact them for more info on that at Stenber Ba'ahusk Along with all this, Baja Pits members can ave t ereir ve ic es an bikes/ quads brought home for a small fee after the race. This is really helpful if you are staying on for some vacation time. The vehicles are transported one way to Otay Mesa and kept there for you to pick them up. The cost for this service is $250.00 for all vehicles and $125.00 for bikes and quads Contact Carlos at US Wheels or at for this service. Currently we have four vehicles and one quad paid for this service. Baja Pits has signed up over 40 racers from many classes as of Friday, 10/06/06. Our meeting in September on the third Thursday went great at Grandstand Pizza in Santee, Ca. We had over 20 guys and gals attend and eat pizza with us. We looked over the tentative race course map, talked pitting and communications and had a guest speaker on renting Iridium Satellite Phones locally in San Diego, Ca. That's it for the news. I'll have the Primm results and the winner of the Raffle next issue for you. As always, be careful in the deserts. Watch for on coming farm, ranch and American vehicles while pre running. Racing is fun, but being hurt pre running in Baja isn't fun. Be careful. Adios from Mr. Baja. Page 7

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~llll~~ VEGAS To RENO Collins And Ragland overall By Judy Smith Photos: Trackside Photo Brian Collins and Larry Ragland were the big winners in the Vegas to Reno contest, 1st Trick Truck, 1st Overall in their Chevy. DAYTON, NV: Brian Collins and Larry Ragland maintained a steady pace for 584 miles and fin-ished their travels in first overall at the Best In The Desert Vegas to Reno in August. This year the race started off Highway 93, about 75 miles north of Las Vegas. They did a kind of pre-stage on the road that goes to Kane Springs, then re-grouped nine miles down the road, where they got the "real" green flag. From there they headed north through the roll-ing hills, and then dropped down to Tikaboo Valley, and edged past Rachel and across the vast valley that encompasses Area 51. At the north end of that section they turned west and more or less par-alleled Highway 6 into Tonopah. After that it was very familiar stuff for a while, paralleling Highway 95, hitting Coaldale, Redlich, Mina, Luning and Rawhide along the way. Up at the top, beyond the Walker River Indian Reser-vation, the course wung west again, crossed 95, continued to Highway 95A,"zipped up into the rocky hills, and slid down into the backyard of Dayton, which is about an hour south of Reno. Casey Folks, CEO of Best In The Desert, and the person respon-sible for the layout of the race courses, had included some stuff around Mina and Luning that hadn't been raced since one of Walt Lott's old events, back in 1985. He promised that it would be silty. And it was. Of course, as it turned out, one of the worst silt beds turned out to be at about Mile 30, jusr before Pit 2, and many, many racers spent time stuck there. The weather was warm, but the miserably high temperatures had been left behind in Las Ve-gas. There was wind, but it was spotty and couldn't be counted on to clear the course. Even with nice weather, chas-ing this event was no picnic. The maps for the support teams were The Ebberts Clan, Dale, Danny and Tom took home all the marbles in the Class 1 battle, seen here in their Toyota powered Jimco. good, with mileages and access roads clearly called out. The problem was the distances. In some areas it was easy: for ex-ample from Pit 7 to Pit 8 at Tonopah, the racer ran a 30 mile section, while the chase crew had only 12 miles of highway. Provid-ing they weren't stopped by the road work that always happens near Tonopah at race time, they'd be there in plenty of time. On the other hand, from Pit 8 to Pit 9, at Millers, Mile 318 in the race, was a distance of 18 miles on the race course, and the chase crew would need to cover 14 miles, and stay within the speed limit. An-other spot, between Pit 13 and 14 (Rawhide), the racer would do only 34 miles, and the chase crew had 44 miles of highway to cover. Obviously, a racer dependent on chase crews might have some tim-ing issues. Pit support logistics was a major part o"f the equation in a long point-to-point race like this. All the entrants in this event were required to run the Iritrack equipment, which would follow their progress along the course, and sound an alarm should the race car either stop or go upside down. The lritrack people had a big trailer at the finish line, where people waiting for their cars could step in and see just where the car, bike or quad was on the course, and its relative position to other vehicles in the class. Race fans at home could also sit at their computers and keep track of their buddy's progress. In fact, Robbie Pierson, who wasn't able to ome, was in Santee, Califor-nia, watching his screen and phon-ing the progress of the Protrucks to a pit at Tonopah so they'd know when to expect their truck. Technology at work. There were 133 starters this year, including a few of the Yamaha Rhinos, optimistic folk, all of them. The biggest class turned out to be 1500 (unlim-ited one seat cars) which had 28 starters. Both the Trick Trucks and the Protrucks fielded 14 starters, and the competition was close right to the finish line in all those classes. The Time Trials, which deter-mine rhe start order of the fast-est 20 cars entered in the race, was won by the Vildosola Trick Truck, with Rob MacCacluen at the wheel. Second fastest over the run was John Herder in his Chevy Jimco. Folks predicted that the winning speed would be a 62 miles per hour average, and he was close. Collins and Ragland aver-aged almost exactly 60 miles per hour. There were a lot of graded roads, and, while they were quick for the early starters, many areas turned into deep silt. Ir was typi-cal Nevada stuff. In the Trick Truck class when they went through Check A, at Mile 143, there was a close battle with Will Staats, in a Ford and Garron Cadiente, another Ford and B.J. Baldwin, Chevy. But the battle was short lived, as Baldwin, Ragland and Staats all dropped out before the next checkpoint. Gus Vildosola Jr. and Bryan Freeman took the Pro Truck win, but it was close, their Toyota only had a few minutes in hand at the flag. Josh Hall was the big winner in the Class 4100 race, the Hummer had a trouble free run and had more than two hours in hand at the end. When they charged through Mile 488, up above Rawhide, the lead belonged to Ragland, who'd taken over for Collins at Tonopah (Mile 301). Cadiente was second, four minutes behind him, and Nick Baldwin and Rich Rick Johnson and Dane Cardone drove their Toyota to a nice second Second place in Class 8 went to Greg Foutz and Jeremy Spirkoff, a The Sunder/ands, John R and son John A had a decent day, some place in Pro Truck, less than two minutes out of the class win. mere 40 seconds out of that elusive gold medal. lighting problems and some silt had them finishing second in Class 4100. Pages November 2006 Dusty Times

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Keith Hughes had a few flats, bent something up front and fought the Carl Fitts drove all the way, took a decent second place in Class silt to a second place finish in Class 10 in his Tatum. 7300, he was some 20 minutes in arrears in his Ford. Ronco, Ford, ran third, about light bar for the truck. He didn't lights either. By now he'd put Rick 15 minutes back. In fourth, an-wait. At the next pit he stopped Geiser into his truck, for the fi-Art Gutierrez was stuck for an hour, expensive, he's seen here creating silt clouds on his way to second place in Class 2000 in his Chenowth. pressure fluctuate, but he made wait for timing and scoring to fig-it to the finish at about 7:33, be-ure out the corrected times. Rag-fore it was really dark. The lack land had enjoyed the chase, and of lights hadn't mattered. Geiser when he congratulated Geiser he and Cadiente had to wait about told him his driving was "very, very seven minutes for Ragland to get good -that was wonderful!" Col-other 13 minutes down, was the long enough to pick up a big spot-nal section. team of Kevin McGillivray and light for navigator Billy Goerke Geiser was actually in front Nils Castillo, in their Chevy. Ron to hang on to, in case it turned and Ragland was trying to catch Whitton and Jeff Geiser were out that they needed it. Behind him. He never did. Geiser had one fifth, in their Ford, another ten them Cadiente didn't stop for flat, and he was watching the oil minutes out. Things were going smoothly for most of them, but B.J. Baldwin was reported to have endoed hard. He'd been driving his dad's old truck, and his dad hadn't entered, due to a bad back. Chad Ragland was out with a broken carrier bearing, and Matt, David and Steve Scaroni had lost their transmission at Tonopah. Steve Olliges, in Wayne Lugo's truck, had broken a rear sway bar, which made the truck hard to handle, and Gus Vildo-sola had a flat and three studs somehow got cross-threaded dur-ing the tire change. That cost him at least 40 minutes. As daylight faded, Ragland was ~till in front, and he outran his chase truck that was carrying the The Brians, Jeffrey and Burgess took the 1600cc win with ease, a clean run and lots of help from DJ Jeffrey in the right hand seat. An Intimate Gem Adj'acent to Bet/aglo, Caesars & Baily's Flamingo & The Stop • 1..ass .. 227-2279 b..-vbary,;~'cillmO,Com there, and then they all had to ~~~7 Randy Merritt had overheating problems late in the race but he soldiered on and took the Class 8100 win in his Ford, if only by 40 seconds. Ask About Our Special Headliner S/Jow and Room Packages \Vest Tropfcana & ANllle 1 •800-675-3267 ~n~oo,oom The Place Las Vegans ca11 Home"' Ask About Our Room & Golf Packages Dusty Times West Flamingo & Valley View 1 •888-402-6278 ~,$t-,;;J.(ijnc;M;<;l'll November 2006 P • Alta & Rampart 1"'877-677-7111 ,;,..i~at,;;;i.$ino.,:om Page 9

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Dan and Brad Bolton, Ford, had quite a day, rolled the truck twice, Wayne Demonja and Bob Nance suffered from an overheating engine Kevin McGillivray and Nils Castillo ran trouble free, they finished a fought the silt and still finished a long second place in Class 7200. most of the race, they were second in Stock Production in their Ford. decent third place in the Trick Truck category in their Chevy. lins and Ragland won by seven "cruise" the final 35 miles or so. out before getting up to Mile 488. brought it to the finish in fifth Crolls lost a c.v. at Mile 222, and minutes on corrected time, and In seventh it was Nick Baldwin At that point Vildosola had the place. Sixth went to Patrick Flynn it cost them three hours of down Cadiente and Geiser were four and Rich Ronco in Baldwin's lead in his Toyota, but he was only and Justin Smith, who were rac- time, and Jefferies lost a c.v. boot. minutes in front of the third Ford. They'd had no trouble 'ti! five minutes in front of Rick L. ing for just the second time and Darren Ebberts, s):i.aring the driv-place Chevy of McGillivray and late in the day, when Baldwin Johnson and Dane Cardone, in said they had "aimed for a fin-ing with Steve Croll in another Castillo. Castillo had no prob-changed a drives haft. Ronco, the other Toyota Protruck. In ish". In seventh it was Joe Bednar Ford powered Porter, had a flat !ems, but had to deal with a lot who hadn't raced a Trophy Truck third it was Tom Koch, in a Ford, and George Peters, who'd been and the car kept rolling off the of quads, which make a lot of before, "had a blast." In eighth it and Steve Staats, who'd been in stuck in the silt three times, put it jack. Kevin Colan started losing dust and are hard to pass. was Vildosola and MacCachren. front at Mile 143, had some car-on its side once, and lost an al- fuel pressure on his Chenowth, McGillivray says he's "never been After the cross threaded studs buretor problems, and was now ternator. Their passenger said, Buddy Feldkamp had a flat on on a course that was such fun." they'd had a fuel pickup prob-fourth. "It's not a joy ride -it's a battle!" his Penhall, and Tim Rockenbach In fourth it was Andy McMil-lem, and finally were so far be-Vildosola had a clean run, and They were the last finishers. lost a c.v. boot and when it went lin, driving the McMillin family hind they decided to serve as a then put Bryan Freeman in to go The Unlimited open wheel cars it took out his rear brakes. Greg C hevy truck. He'd had ignition chase truck for Tavo Vildosola's to the finish,. He had one flat, (Class 1500), had the biggest en-Hansen stopped long enough to problems that caused the truck Protruck, which was in a close and found the conditions "a little try, with 26 starters and all but pull his stepson, Todd Cuffaro, to keep shutting off, all day, and battle for the lead, and the points dusty", but with no difficulties, four of them got through the out of a ditch, and Mike Bilek had he'd broken a throttle cable. lead, in that class. MacCachren held onto the lead. They took the checkpoint at Mile 143. Scott his Porter stuck in the silt. There There was also a problem with had the Trick Truck die on him, win by a minute and 19 seconds. Kincaid is reported to have lost were a lot of busy race teams out little rocks getting into the and while coasting downhill with-Johnson and Cardone were sec-his motor, and Todd Cuffaro was there. throttle linkage, and he had to out power, his navigator actually ond, reporting one fla and "Ne-stuck, and then had electrical Danny Ebberts took over for get out and clean it out several hung out the rear window, vada dust", but no mechanical problems. The lead, such as it was, Dale at about halfway. Danny's times. But he had no flats, and thumped on the fuel cell and con-trouble. Third place went to Steve belonged to Dale Ebberts in his the family sprint car racer, and he finished fourth. In fifth it was vinced the thing to start up again. and Ryan Staats. Ryan had rolled Toyota Jimco, but he had only has been racing off road for only Todd and Curt LeDuc, their Ford They finished about two hours in "for the first time", before Mina. two minutes on John Herder, a short time, and hadn't yet re-badly crumpled on top. "Pops did front of Olliges, Lugo and John Olliges had pulled him back onto who'd been first on the road in corded a finish. He kept the car it!" said Todd, at Mile 280. The Swift, who manhandled their ill his wheels, but he'd lost about 45 his Chevy Jimco. He was on the at the front of the pack. B.J . Scaronis pulled him back over on handling ride to the finish in minutes he thought. The damage same minute as Gary and Mark Richardson was making up for a his wheels, and it ran o.k. after ninth. The Scaronis, Matt, who was cosmetic. In fourth place it Weyhrich in their Chevy Jimco. bad start in his Bunderson. Right that. They had a rear caliper lock started, Steve, who did the was Al Hogan who'd had four And just a minute behind them off the start the pulley on the dry up, but they just capped it off and middle, and David, who finished, flats and a broken driveshaft and were three more: Pat Dean in a sump pump had slid back, and wenton.Theywereonlytwomin-hadalreadychangedatrans,and didn't want about it. Bunderson,ShawnandRayCroll needed to be fixed, so he was utes and two seconds behind Mc-then had to change a rear end on Koch's co-driver, Jim Tucker, had in a Ford powered Porter, and seven minutes late off the line. He Millin. Ron Whitton, father-in-course. They were also stuck in lost a fuel pump. He fixed it on Darren Jefferies in Joe Myers' was moving along at a good clip law of Cadiente, and Jeff Geiser the silt at Rawhide, and had one course, but was then out of fuel, Herman Motorsports car. late in the day, and was a definite (brother of Rick) finished sixth. late flat. They were the final fin- so he hiked three miles into a pit, In the next section the Ebberts threat to the Ebberts team even They'd had a flat and cross isher, in 19: 18:38, tenth place. got some gas, then hiked three car moved along steadily, but the with a little time out for a thrown threaded some lug nuts, and lost There were 15 starters in the miles back out to the truck, and Weyhrichs broke an axle, the power steering belt. Herder some time fixing things later. Protruck class and all but one of ,,, ' handed his car over to Steve They said their transmission was them made it through the first Melton, and when Melton was nearly gone and they'd had to 143 miles. But then five dropped first on the road and coming into • POWERFUL • PRECl!iE 2'' Capacity, 18<P Bends Slee/, 4130, Stain/es$, Aluminum Square, Round, Bar, Pipe Perfect for the: • Race Car Builder • Small Fabrication Shop • Home Shop Call for a FREE BROCHURE (541 )382-1573 Page 10 l5C.O Dennis Kordonowy, Fast Track VW power, won Class 10, he mastered some brake and clutch problems and had over an hour in hand at the finish. Mike Ruane and son Jason had a good race, they took the Class 7200 win in their Ford, seen here at speed. November 2006 the pit at Mile 539 (Pit 16) he felt a vibration. Sure enough, the transmission let go. Of course there was no spare waiting for him there, but various pit trucks had parts and pieces, and the team started rebuilding the trans-mission. Danny Ebberts was dehy-drated, and feeling nauseated, but he kept the car moving at a good pace. He was throwing up, but that didn't slow him much. Richardson was close enough that he passed Ebberts when he changed a flat, and came into the finish line first. But Ebberts got the tire changed quickly, and brought the car in close enough behind him, that on corrected time he and his brother were the 1500 winners. Richardson, who'd finished on a broken rear wheel (and flat), was only four minutes and 20 seconds down on corrected time, and second. In third it was John Harrah and Roger Norman, in a car that used to belong to Kevin James. This was Harrah's first finish, and he re-ported a clean run. Fourth went to Sam Berri whose V6 Honda powered Mirage was in good shape except that the steering wheel was about to fall off. In fifth it was Steve Croll and Dar-ren Ebberts, who h~d some trouble with the motor shutting Continued on page 12 Dusty Times I

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John Harrah cinched his first finish in his Jimco, he ran trouble free Steve and Ryan Staats survived a rollover in their Ford and went on Third place in Class 8 went to Tom Giordano, he's seen here in his Chevy after replacing a bent driveshaft. and took a decent third place in Class 1 in his Jimco. to take the bronze medal in the Pro Truck battle. off under heavy braking. It won't had a pretty good showing for bracket, and some electrical prob-bump start, so they lost precious this event, with six starters and !ems. Art Gutierrez and Charles seconds every time. They also had five finishers. At the Check at Mile Guy, in a Chenowth, were third. two flats, and had to borrow 143 the lead belonged to Brian They'd been stuck at Mile 30 some fuel from the Herder team. Jeffrey in his Porter. He had his (along with a lot of other people) Myers and Jefferies ran all right 13 year old son, D.J., riding for an hour. The Thatcher team after their early c.v. boot prob-along and doing the navigating and the Janss group were still lem, but had four flats along the for this race. They had to stop moving also, but both had appar-way, and finished sixth. In seventh twice to clean their air filters, but ently had time consuming prob-it was Colan, who ran at 4 or Brian's no dummy -he stopped !ems. 5,000 rpms all day, and also lost by broken-down quad racers and At the finish it was Jeffrey and his rear wing. asked them to do it, so he and Burgess, two of the best drivers Eighth place belonged to Bud D.J. avoided the time-consuming in any group of 1600 cars, and and Buddy Feldkamp. Bud, business of getting in and out of hard to beat in any event. It who's the senior member of this the car. In second place it was didn't hurt to have excellent navi-family team, had a flat and had David Sexson in a Bunderson, gating by D.J. either. They had to fix it himself. He said, "It's about 14 minutes back, and fol-no trouble, and were· two and a kinda hard on an old man!" lowedbyKennyThatcherinaKat half hours in front of second Bud's 61. Ninth place went to Fab chassis only a minute later place. In second it was Gutierrez Rockenbach and Guy Evans, who and tied with William Janss in a and Guy and Ryan Guy, who was down to just second gear for Jimco. This team, Janss, Lenny rolled the car during his stint. the final ten miles. In tenth it was Loftin and Peter Janss, came out They were only three minutes in Hansen and co-driver Rich Beck, from El Paso, Texas to run this front of Waszkiewicz and who broke a caliper and had no event. Steenburgen and Pete Seaney, brakes. Eleventh went to Herder Sexson disappeared before who all did a share of the driv-and Melton, who'd spent a long they got to Mile 488, and Jeffrey ing. Their troubles had all been time at Pit 16 while their crew re-held onto the lead, but he'd given early in the day. Fourth place went built that transmission. Bilek and the car over to Brian Burgess for to Thatcher and his group, all Steve Jangaard who'd tossed a the second half of the trip. They (rom Las Vegas, who were three couple of fan belts were 12th. had about two hours on the sec-and a half hours further back, And in 13th, and last to finish in on d place car. Thar was Rick and in fifrh, and last, it was the this class, it was Shawn and Ray Waszkiewicz and Kirk Texas team, finishing in 19:49. Croll, who'd lost all that early Steenburgen in their R&E Fab Class 3000, production util-time with the broken c.v. chassis. They'd already had to ity short wheelbase cars, had four The 1600 cars (Class 2000) deal with a broken clutch pedal starters, and Bob Land and Matt e camo_li source farm dCre • Driving Suits • Crew Unifonns • Crew Shirts • Polo Shirts • Team Jackels • Hals • GearBags NOW FEATURING: In-House Embroidery Driver Names • Team Logos • Sponsor Logos 1.800.700.2350 • Fax 909.360.0436 3834 Wacker Drive • Mira Loma, CA 91752 Page 12 November 2006 Kearney got their Jeep to Mile 488 just kept covering the miles, and with a two hour lead over John took the victory with a time of Baker and Joseph Richardson, in 17:02:27. a Ford. But then neither were In Class 4100 which had only heard from again. Lance Magin, three entries this time; they had a also Ford, was last recorded 100 percent finish. Josh Hall had through Mile 143, and then fell his H2 Hummer in the lead early on hard times. Dave, Don and in the day, with Marc Stein sec-Dean Blakely had new car woes ond, about ten minutes behind with their Nissan, which included him, in a Ford. John Sunderland not being in agreement with the the senior was finding the silt "re-BITD folks about which class ally bad", in his Ford and was their vehicle fits. Not a good day another four minutes back. for this group. In the next section Hall built In Class 3101, which is for his lead considerably, having a small SUVs, there were four start-trouble free morning. He had an ers,butonlyonefinisher.Itmust hour and six minutes on have been an historical moment, Sunderland, and his son, John because Rod Hall, who rarely has A., who drove the second half of any trouble with his rides, actu-the day. Stein was now over two ally broke his H3 Hummer's mo-hours back, having broken a tor terminally at about Mile 60. shock and the left rear axle. He'd That left Mike Falkosky running also pulled a few people out of at the front of the pack in his their "stucks". Ford, and Michael Kelly, in an-Hall, who never got out of the other Ford, second, about 40 Hummer, went on to take the minutes back. Falkosky, who'd win, with no flats and nothing me-seen the Hum mer on a trailer, chanical going wrong. He did have and knew another of the entries to stop long enough to have some-in his class had had a radiator one re-aim their lights. They'd leak off the start line, decided he'd outfitted their vehicle with all the just go "real slow" and get to the new high density lights, and they finish. Which he did, and none all blew out. Happily, they'd left of the others made it in. Kelly dis-the old lights in the pit box, but appeared before Mile 488, and they lost time reinstalling them. the other entry, Barry Laney was They were second, and four hours out in the early stages. Falkosky in front of Stein, who said his John Webster soloed the run in his Ford, he ran untroubled and took the gold medal in the 7300 Class with 20 minutes in hand. Guy Alldredge and Cale Wood had a great race, only one flat tire to contend with and a very nice Class 1700 win in their Jeep. Dusty Times

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r Rick Waszkiewicz and Kirk Steenburgen had some electrical Dave Morrison and Scott Barnett had to deal with a clogged filter and Third place in Class 1 0 went to Scott and Preston Gerber in their problems, a broken clutch pedal bracket, but they soldiered on for lots of silt, seen here leaving the silt bed in their Ford. Lothringer, they had some troubles but had a great time. third place in the 1600 class. engine was "too tired to keep up." iams tam, who'd broken an I-fore, was doing the second half Hammes an-d.--;::S~ta-n--;kc-a-v--:-i--,ch,.......,.h-a--,d,-t7h-e--o-n--=R-i-c,....k....,H-c-ar-r-a~h-,-w-h~o~h-a-d-t,....h-re-e His time was 18:11:02. beam mount, but ratcheted it of the trip. Bolton held on to sec-lead, with 50 minutes on Austin minutes on Richard Maddux in In Class 7100, which went together so they could drive to a ond place, but he was repeatedly Robison and Steve La Roza in Lowell Arnold's truck. Mark next, there were seven starters. pit for repairs. They were two getting stuck in the silt. And Gary MacCachren's old truck. Beeler was fourth. This class is comparable to hours up on DeMonja and his co-Dixon had his Ford in third Robison drove the first half and Mark Shoaff went into the SCORE's 7S - a stock mini truck driver, Bob Nace who did the sec-place, about a half hour behind then LaRoza, who'd started the lead in the next section, and he group. One of them fell out be-ond part. He'd broken a tie rod Bolton. day on a bike in the over 30 Pro had just four minutes on Beeler fore they'd gone 143 miles but of assembly, repaired that, and then At the finish it was the Ruanes, class, drove to the finish. They'd at that time. Now Harrah and the the remainder, Ben and Seth driven into a jam up on course. whose dry sump pump had died dropped a cylinder. Fitts ran team of Tom Giordano and Steve Williams were leading in their A stuck Protruck had the course and needed on-course repairs. third, but was only a minute in Robledo were tied for fourth, al-Ford. They had six minutes on blocked and needed to be dug They were four hours in front of front of John Webster. most an hour back. Harrah had Carlton, Spencer and Alyssa Beal out. Ultimately, Nance and De-Bolton, and his cousin, Bradley Webster, who drove all the lost a rear-end cover, and his crew and Brian Sherry in a Chevrolet. Monja took second place, and Bolton, who'd lost his power way, really pushed the last few had made a replacement from a They'd come from Texas for the Gilbert, Cannon and Sanchez steering and drove his entire sec- miles, and it paid off, because he piece of their pit carpet. Maddux race. Greg Gilbert, Danny Can-took third, another three hours tion without it. Dixon was third, took the win by 22 minutes. Fitts and Arnold were about nine min-non and Dave Sanchez were third down. They'd had fuel delivery driving from Mile 200 to the fin- was second, and Jerry, Lance, utes behind them, having some in their Ford and Wayne De-problems. ish with only first and fourth Leslie and Kevin Fisher were flats and David Bryan had lost Monja was fourth, his new Y6 In Class 7200 there were just gears. He said he got stuck "about third, having been stuck and had his fuel pumps and had to limp overheating some. Kent Jackson five starters, and Shawn Wanzek four times." He was only eight a flat along the way. LaRoza and to a pit, which cost him time, and and Tim Lawrence didn't get that and his Ford didn't manage to minutes behind the Boltons. Robison had lost a fuel pump then spent more time replacing far. get very far at all. Of the rest, Class 7300 started with seven and a drive shaft, in addition to them. By Mile 488 there were only Jonathan and John Swift and trucks, all Fords. This is the most being down a cylinder, but still At the finish it was Beeler with threerunning.Tyler,Blakeand AndyWatershadtheleadintheir stockofthesmalltruckclasses, got there in fourth place. thewin.He'dnevergotoutofthe Terry Henn and Freddy Paris were Ford at Mile 143, and Mike Ru-and all of them made it through McCarthy and Harless had lost a truck all day. He had no flats, and out, and so was the team of Brian ane ran second in another Ford. the first 143 miles. Ron and Blake balljoint and a bit later, a tie rod, said there was a lot of dust, and he Day and Kevin Brown. The Beals Daniel Bolton rolled his truck two Isaacson led at that point, with but finished fifth, followed in by was "too cautious about passing." uncharacteristically dropped out separate times, but kept it mov-two minutes on Carl Fitts. He Hammes and Stankavich, sixth But he took the win, by 41 seconds. also. The Williams steam had the ing, and less than an hour behind had two minutes on Mark and the final finisher. Shoaff, who'd also driven all the lead·, witl1 over two-hours on Ruane. Hammes and Joel Stankavich. C lass 8000, stock production way, said "absolutely nothing went Demonja, who was second and The Swifts and Waters fell out And Mike McCarthy and Jim full size trucks had six starters, all wrong all day." In third, just shy of stopping at every pit to cool his somewhere in the next section, Harless had lost an hour when Fords, and one of the closest an hour later, it was Giordano and motor down, while Gilbert, Can-and Ruane moved into the lead. they rolled a mile or two off the races. Nor only that -they all Robledo, who'd had a flat and re-non and Sanchez had moved up Usually Larry Roeseler helps in start. made it all the way. At Mile 143 placed a bentdriveshaft. They called ro third, but were three hours the driving of this truck, but he When they arrived at Mile 488, rhe lead belonged to Mark it a "real good day." Harrah and down after being stuck for four was at the Colorado 500 this the Isaacsons were gone, and Shoaff, and he had seven minutes Continued on page 15 hours before Tonopah. weekend, and Ruane's son, Jason, At the finish it was the Will-who'd never raced the truck be-A broken I Beam couldn't stop Ben and Seth Williams from taking the Class 7100 win in their Ford, seen here at takeoff. Mike Falkosky saw his competition fade, decided to take it easy and he took the Class 3100 win with ease in his Ford. Dusty Times TRANSAXLE ENGINEERING INC. SNORE 1999 Transaxle Builder Of The Year congratulations September 1& M.O.R.E. 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The Fishers, Jerry, Lance, Leslie and Kevin had a flat, got stuck but Gary Dixon, Ford mounted, lost a few gears along the way, got himself Marc Stein, overcoming a broken rear axle and a broken shock still finished third in Class 7300 in their well lighted Ford. stuck numerous times but took the bronze medal in Class 7200. soldiered on and took third place in Class 4100 in his Ford. his co-driver, Greg Becker, had to had three minutes on Allen, Scott Curtis dropped out and Dennis they'd had to replace a c.v. boot, Kordonowywent on to take the deal with some barbed wire in their and Preston Gerber in their Lo-Kordonowywent into the lead in while Terry and Jeremy Stevens in win. He'd hit a rock and flattened a rear brakes, and thus, finished with thringer, who were eight minutes his VW powered Fast Track chas- a Honda Tatum, who'd been tire early, which broke a brake line only front brakes, but "finally fin-ahead of Keith Hughes in a sis. He had 46 minutes on second stuck in the silt "many times", and so that he drove 40 miles to a pit ished one", to quote Becker. They Toyota powered Tatum. place Hughes, who'd had a flat. had lost their battery, were four with only fronts. Later he lost his were only 12 minutes further back In the next section Grider and The Gerbers were now third, and hours down, but still moving. Continued on page 16 and the rear-end cover made of car-pet, survived the full length of the race. Arnold and Maddux finished fifth, another 15 minutes later, and Bryan, who drove all the way, was s_ixth. He'd lost most of his lights during the latter part of the race. He said this was the 35th race for the old truck and its 33rd finish. Class 8100, stock full size trucks, had 11 starters, but they didn't manage a 100% finish rate. There were nine Fords, one Hum-mer and one Chevy. They lost one truck before the 143 Mile mark. At that point there was a tie for the lead between Randy Merritt, Ford and Larry Tunnell, in the lone Chevy. They had three min-utes on Bill Donahoe in his son, King's diesel Ford. In fourth it was Chad Hall in his Hummer. But then Tunnell disappeared for reasons unknown, and Hall lost his radiator, and others fell out also, and suddenly, there were only five left running. At Mile 488 the lead belonged to Merritt, Greg Foutz and Jer-emy Spirkoff were second, and Dave Morrison was third. Donahoe had lost a steering box and about 45 minutes. Foutz had led very early on, but had got stuck. Stein had pulled him out with his 4100 car. Merritt had also been stuck, and his truck overheated. He stopped at every pit to have his crew throw water on it. He said that after dark it cooled off. He wenf on to take the win, but it was very tight. He was only 4 2 sec-onds in front of Foutz and Spirkoff. They'd had two flats, and Spirkoff had some power steering problems, which he said was partly to blame for one of the flats. In third it was Dave Morrison and Scott Barnett, who'd had a clogged air filter, · been stuck early, but had no flats. They were 50 minutes back from the two leaders. Fourth went to Dave Turner and Bill Bunch, who finished with a dnf'd quad rider and a Class 1 driver sitting de-jectedly in his bed. He'd picked them up out of the darkness about 15 miles before the finish. They'd had fuel pump problems also. The Donahoes were fifth, another two hours back after Kreg blew the pan out of the transmission, They called that a "big repair job." No one else fin-ished. Class 1000 had nine starters, but lost four of them before Mile 143. At that point the lead be-longed to Andy Grider and Kevin Curtis, in a Tatum. They're new to racing on four wheels. They Dusty Times SAFETY EQUIPMENT • SA2005 Helmets • Racing Suits, Gloves & Shoes • Seatbelts • Head & Neck Restraints YOUR 8Al'B1Y & COJIJIUNICATIONS 80UBCB Ir LOWRANCE GPS • Colo; Displays • 5" to 10,,1~ Screens · • Handheld & Panel Mount Options • MapCrea.te Software &Aooassortes XCELL111 • 411/2 Gallons • SCORE/FIA Legal • Exolusively Manuftlctured byli'uel Safe • Sending Units & Acoessories Available 619-258-RACE {7223} INTERCOMS Flllt RACING.& RECREATION • Sand Car, Desert&Ba.oo Kits • Hi-FiReadsets • .Headsets &Wked Helmets • Auto Kate Feature • Jlnsio Interface Available • Full line of Fuel Safe l'roduots Available • COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS • SAFETY EQUIPMENT mGB PERFORMANCE lADIO SYSTEMS • Sand Car, Desert & Race Radios • Base Station Kits (for Camping or Race Pits) • Short Gourse Spotter Kits and Fan Sc3llllers • Race Chase Packages • 5 to 110 W a.tts of Power • Alpha-numerio Display KOOL AJRTII BLOWERS & HOSES • 105, 135, 150 and 235 CFM Ra.tings • Lightweight & Reduoed Amperage • Filters and Hoses also available SIRIUSiJ ~AfelLHl RA.PIO IN CAR AlIDfO ~ .:;':,,,_ SAHLLiTl'. ,;::' RADIO ~ • XM & Sinus Satellite Ra.di-0 Systems • No Tuner Reqtlired. • External Speaker Kits iPod • ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS • FUEL CELLS & ACCESSORIES • KOOL AIR BLOWERS •GPS • AUDIO -nt & SIRIDS • TOYS/ DVD'S November 2006 Page 15

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Gilbert, Cannon and Sanchez were stuck for four hours but they still Jessica, Kenny and Cody Freeman, with Corey Torres, had a long Nobody finished in the Rhino Class but Ryan Combs and crew got finished a respectable third place in 7100 in their Ford truck. day in Class 1800S, almost finished, declared the winner in their Mirage. the farthest ion the allotted time and they were given the class win. clutch for about 40 miles, and In the "Rhino" class, there were and were declared the winner. ogy allowed. Kenny is said to have The BITD has two more races passed Luning, which was at Mile three entries, but none of them made The Freeman family, Kenny, Jes-rolled the car, but it went on, and to finish out the year: the Las Ye-445, he'd broken a rear A-arm and it all the way to Dayton. However, sica and Cody, along with Correy ultimately also reached Top Gun, gas 300 on October 13, 14 and then had no brakes to the finish. the team of Ryan Combs, Chris Torres, entered their Mirage, which and was declared a finisher. 15 and then the Henderson's Buthewasthefirstonein,witha Dunsire, Steve Combs and Matt isthefirstofanewClassicclassthat None of the Class llsmadeit Terrible 400 in early Decem-cushion of 49 minutes. Hughes, and Harper, all from Arizona, got as far races in SNORE events. It's like an all the way, nor did the Sports-ber. The Dusty Times will cover his co-driver, Todd Ford, had a late as Top Gun, in the time of22:35:30, old 1600 car, with no late technol-man entries. It was a tough course. both. ~ flat, and had also bent a front A-arm and changed it, and finished second, 21 minutes in front of the Gerbers, who'd replaced a c.v. boot again, and lost a power steering pump, and had a "lot of fun - a blast!" They were third, nearly seven hours ahead of the Stevens team, who'd been pulled out of their prob-lems several times by BITD officials. Their time was 21:32:05. There were only two JeepSpeed cars, and one team, Jim and James Hunt disappeared fairly early. But Guy Alldredge and Cale Wood, who shared the driving, covered the whole thing, with only one flat tire. They said they had a "flawless" race, found the course "fast", and went home with a win under their belts. Garron Cadiente and Rick Geiser were first to the checkers but on corrected time they finished second in Trick Truck in their Geiser Ford. UNLOCK AND YOU'RE READY TO ROCK LOCK AND YOU'RE READY TO ROLL THE OPEN ROAD Skyjacker® Suspensions' new patent pending Rocklock Selectable Sway Bar for the 1997-2006 Jeep TJ's is a red hot item for all of you Jeep owners. Unlike other adjustment-type bars, this one does not sacrifice your on-road control to allow off-road maneuverability.Through the use of a hub, you can lock or unlock the sway bar completely. This unit comes with a selectable torque arm, hub, rigid torque arm, stabilizer torsion bar, mounting bushings, adjustable links with spherical rod ends along with all the necessary hardware. It's a must have item for the avid off-roader and Jeeper! New 2.5" JK Lift & Additional lifts Coming Soon! For an Authorized Skyjacker• Dealer near you call 866.4.A.OEALER ext.5044 or visit us on the web at Page 16 November 2006 BJ Richardson almost had it won, a flat tire and a broken wheel dropped him to second place in Class 1 in his Bunderson. ..J, Dusty Times

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lJ\12C:: 56TH NESTE RALLY FINLAND Granholm/Ford Takes The Honors By Martin Holmes Photos: Maurice Selden Anton Alen and Timo Hantunen were the Group N winners, they're seen here in their Subaru lmpreza on their way to glory. dar which Loeb had not yet won ety than their cars. The number two (the others being Japan and Brit-car at Subaru was driven by ain) and he came along with a spe-Atkinson which meant the Austra-cial old friend, chassis 31 in which lian drove the same car Sarrazin he had won the last three Rally had in Germany, while in the Ford Deutschland and in which he had M2 team the number two driver won seven World rallies so far. Fin- was Kosti Katajamaki, who had the land has also always had happy car which Latvala had driven the memories for Ford. The company week before. This car not only had had already won this event nine the normal technical make-over times -with five different models of from asphalt to gravel specification, car! It is the home town event for but it also had to have a complete Mikko Hirvonen, who was keeping change of stickers as well! With the his fingers crossed for happier times Red Bull Skoda Team not present after the last two rallies (Greece and in Finland, Jan Kopecky was the top :....:.:-c1=-=~-......c==-==-=~-"-:'=":~"."":::=··""·· """"~""'"""'""''":"""...,......_':"'-'~-=~ -===~====__j Germany) where he had last-stage running Fabia driver (he swapped Marcus Granholm won the Finnish rally again! His Ford Focus RS seen here performing aerobatics heading for a stage dramas. Gronholm had won this his Fabia for his earlier car) while finish. event five times in the last six years, J ukka Ketomaki had an Octavia Six times in the past seven years, the non-championship Group N equipment from Deutschland Rally but always with Peugeot, not Ford... WRC. There was a private Citroen Marcus Gronholm has won his category after a very tight battle the weekend before, and the neces-There had not been so much time for Janne Tuohino run by PH country's world championship with the Swede Patrik Flodin, who sary conversion of the rally cars for technical novelty since Ger-Sport -Gardemeister's active rally, now called the Neste Oil Rally became 22 on the day of the start. from asphalt to gravel specification, many! Kronos Citroen and Ford Acropolis car, while Gianluigi Galli Finland. Leading from the second The rally with the longest length go smoothly? Happily, it did. On (both teams) had the same cars as eventually arranged, with the help stage to the finish, Gronholm was of daylight was to be yet another the Ml team cars, the engine and in Germany, OMV Peugeot Nor-of Pirelli, another drive in an ex-engaged for the first half of the rally with unsettled weather, but chassis used here were those used in way took the chance to give Bengue 307WRC this time in an event in a nail biting duel with this did not have such a devastating Germany. Because a special stage Manfred Stohl a different car and all-passive transmission car, run by Sebastien Loeb, but a rock near the effect as on the previous round in was held on the Thursday evening, engine, which was allowed by the BSA, though the official OMV team en d of Stage 12 gave Loeb, among Germany. Nothing new there, but by regulation, there was no "Cer-regulations because they were not had active transmissions. Kos ti many others, a flat tyre and cost the rally this year .was run substan-emonial Start", so the event started registered in Germany. Subaru ar- Katajamaki arrived still looking very the Frenchman his chance of push- tially under different top person-unceremoniously in the car park rived with new engines for both unwell after a major accident two ing the Finnish driver. Gronholm nel, and there were 14 different behind the official headquarters. Petter Solberg and Chris Atkinson's weeks earlier on the Pirelli Rally in has joined Didier Auriol (Corsica) stage venues of which no fewerthan Finland has always been car. Solberg's engine fai lure in Ger-Finland, but he swore he had his and Markku Alen (Finland) in the seven were only used once, more characterised by fast and essentially many was described by Prodrive fitness to take part here. No fewer elite group of drivers who have won different venues on a World rally smooth roads. It means that the engineering staff as a "classic engine than three Lancer World Rally Cars the same rally six times when run as than had featured for a long time. level of stress on the tyres is not high failure, a big Bang". Taking into were on the start line. The MMSP a world championship qualifying This was the first World rally to but drivers need a tyre that is very account the earlier engine change tam had recently gained three in-event. Guy W ilks won the JWRC accept over 100 entries in the last precise and consistent during stages. after the Shakedown accident, ternational wins, firstly in Ireland category, heading a Suzuki 1-2, five years (since 2001 which had High speeds and a big number of Solberg's car now had its third en-on the Donegal Rally with Andrew which could have been a 1-2-3 but 160), and for the first time in the jumps are typical of this rally, so gine within a week ... The hastily re- Nesbitt, then in Hungary on the for a controversial mid-rally exclu-history of the event more entries the construction is more stressed paired bodywork used by Solberg Veszprem Rally with Csaba sion for UrmoAava, while Markku came from abroad than from Fin-than the compound. Finland was in Germany was unchanged for this Spitzmuller and finally with Jussi Alen' s 23 year old son, Anton, land itself. The big pre-rally debate. one of only three rounds on the event. Valimaki on the Pirelli Rally in Fin-maintained a tradition by winning Would the transit of cars and current world championship calen-The drivers showed more vari- land. Here the cars were fitted with r-------------------------------------------------------~ I I I I I I I I I I I I Performance Proven for Desert & Off-Road Use 150 Heavy Duty Sizes to Choose from Detail & Pressure Wash Tanks Marine Holding & Water Tanks Bulk Storage & Waste Tanks R.V. 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Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena fly before an umbrella armed crowd, they finished second overall in their Citroen Xsara. BOS shock absorbers, not used on orthodox rally cars in the past, but already with a successful history in rally raid events. Missing from the start line were Francois Duval, Sebastien Lindholm (for the first time in 22 years) and the Russian Alexander Dorosinsky. Duval's problems stemmed from the col-lapse of the Kiss-Me sponsorship arrangements. Dorosinsky, who had finished third overall on a Finnish national championship rally at Mikkeli, crashed and dam-aged his car on the next event. In the junior WRX, Fabien Fiandino had his Citroen C2-R2 entry nomi-nated by PH Sport to replace the recuperating Brice Tirabassi, Kalle Pinomaki forsook his "Rookie" sta-tus on this occasion in order to run with a Super 1600 car, Michal Kosciuszko had his repaired Swift back again, otherwise there were no surprises. For the first time the FIA World Rally Championship had a Honda car as a registered champi-onship contender, the organisers as an official "Guest" entry, this was Matti Rantanen at the wheel of a Civic Type R. Rantanen won the two litre Group N class on the 2005 event, and has twice won this class on Finnish na-tional championship events in 2006. After two months without any rain, there was a downpour on the Tuesday night, so the risk of dust was reduced, but to what extent the texture of the surfaces would have recovered from the drought was unknown, and Shakedown was too unrepresentative to tell. Fords were undeniably the favourites, their two teams had three Finnish drivers out of four, and as their leader Granholm, who had won the event five times in the past six years, al-beit with a different make of car. What chance the foreigners? Kronos boss told Dani Sordo, on is first WRC drive on this event, to expect that he will be 0.8 to l.Ssec/ km slower than local drivers, but not to worry about that ... The World championship leaders was mentally quite prepared to play a waiting game. Second place here would suit his championship plans very well. There was little eagerness on this event, on account of the undemanding nature of the course to know the times from Shakedown, but all the same Sebastien Loeb was quickest ahead of Petter Solberg and 0.1 second behind him was his teammate Chris Atkinson. Henning Solberg was fourth 0.1 second ahead of Marcus Granholm. Leg 1 9 Stages, gravel, 146.49kms. Almost equally pointless, from a competition aspect but immensely important commercially for the Dusty Times organisers, was Stage 1 held on the Thursday evening. This was the first run round the Killeri Superspecial, where Sebastien Loeb and Per-Gunnar Anderson were fastest over-all and in the JWRC category re-spectively. What really mattered began on the Friday morning, when the rally headed northeast, out of Jyvaskyla. The curious idiosyncra-sies of Scandinavia were out in full force. Nineteen year old Norwegian Subaru WRC driver Mads Osberg, whose co-driver wore his own over-alls which proudly displayed Con-tinental badges though he rallies with BF Goodrich tyres, went miss-ing on Stage 3 with a broken shock absorber. Daniel Carlsson's co-driver Tomas Thorszelius, nephew of Bjorn Waldegard's celebrated partner, proudly showed his name spelled wrongly on the side of the car. "That's the way the name on my licence is spelt. It was my grandfather's idea to take an 's' away!" Right away Granholm was the fastest· on aff three stages of the first loop. It was wet again, and the conditions seemed to favour the earlier runners on this occasion. Close behind Granholm was his Ford teammate Mikko Hirvonen ahead of Petter Solberg and then Loeb. Dani Sordo was lying sixth after the first stage of the day but then lost a few seconds sliding off the road and stalling when his wip-ers failed in a storm, enough to put him down to 15th. The rain was reminiscent of Germany. Storms seemed to follow certain rally cars round the stages, but not others. Often it would wait for the top driver to pass then afflict the next group of drivers. Very odd. Very few mechanical problems, though Jan Kopecky had trouble with his gearshifting, while the Norwegian driver Thomas Schie slid off the road in his Focus on a tight corner and rolled, end over end, when a steering arm snapped. Wilson punc-tured and had to stop on Stage 12 to change a flat tyre. The second loop involved two stages to the southwest of the city. The weather conditions remained changeable and the roads now were not so soft. Loeb scored best times on both and jumped up from fourth to second in one stage, pass-in g Hirvonen and Solberg. Henning Solberg was catching up and was now up to sixth. Sordo still had wiper trouble. Xavier Pons had a spin. Jan Kopecky found the soft surfaces made it feel he had a loss of power. There was d~ama when Manfred Stohl tried to straight-line a double bend and found a stone in the adjact;nt un-dergrowth. He arrived back at ser-vice on less than four tyres. He then had the engine cut out on a stage, ure. Guy Wilkes and Phil Pugh took the gold medal in JWRC, they're seen here in flight in their Suzuki Swift. Once the rally reached the tra-ditional three-dimensional counrry lane stages Kris Meeke went into the lead in the Junior category, with his Citroen ahead of Suzuki team-mates Guy Wilks and P.G. Andersson, with the semi-official Suzuki of Urmo Aava fourth. Se-ries leader Patrik Sandell was lying fifth ahead of a surprise, the Honda of "Guest" driver Matti Rantanen. Pavel Valousek was an early casu-alty, he retired on Stage 4 with bro-ken steering after driving on a punc-tured wheel. Conrad Rautenbach had a bad start, puncturing on both Stages 2 and 3 and breaking a shock absorber. Kalle Pinomaki on his S 1600 debut, punctured as did Fabien Fiandino in the C2-R2 and Barry Clark in a Fiesta. There was quite a scene when Martin Prokop's car failed to leave the start line of Stage 2, due to the bad con-dition of the road. It was 14 min-utes before he could get going, but the Stewards upheld that the prob-lem was genuine and free of pen-alty. and the necessary repairs cost him seven minutes' lateness (lmlOs) at service. Kristian Sohlberg retired with suspected engine failure. Daniel Carlsson was lying seventh in front of Kosti Katajamaki, while Jari-Matti Latvala had a hydraulic prob-lem on his Toyota. Janne Tuohino had intercom troubles all day and Jussi Valimaki was nursing his neck which was aching after a bad land-ing. The race between Granholm and Loeb was tight, by Stage 7 the Finn was 17.2 seconds ahead, but on Stage 8 the gap was down to 11.9. Co-driver Timo Rautiainen said "It was incredible. Just after Loeb had passed the heavens opened and heavy rains fell on the stage." Sordo jumped up the field moving from 11th to seventh on Stage 7. Hirvonen fell a further 20 seconds further back from the lead-ers between Stages 6 and 8 when his launch control mechanics failed. Chris Atkinson held sixth place, even though his engine twice re-verted to safe mode, probably due to overheating caused by debris blocking the cooling systems. Petter Solberg held fourth place despite a broken anti-roll bar. Missing from eighth place at the end of Stage 8 was Carlsson whose Mitsubishi was off the road 500 metres from the end of the stage. Katajamaki livened up the event with a broken rear suspension. Ketomaki retired his Skoda after continuing brake fail-The second loop saw Guy Wilks drop from second to fourth with a puncture on Stage 5. 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Another high flyer, Mikko Hirvonen soared to a fourth overall finish in Matti Rantanen and Jan Lonegren finished 21st overall in their not Manfred Stohl and Ilka Minor drove their Peugeot 307 to 11" overall in Finland, seen here in his Ford Focus RS. often seen Honda Civic Type R at the Finnish Rally. further eight minutes. Rautenbach Topic of attention this time was -the incident. Aava had been wear-had a split induction air box which underwear. Competitors arriving at ing the required underwear, but on lost him power. Rantanen was re-the start of Stage 7 were invited to the road sections had rolled this up ally enjoying himself"! overtook two roll up the trouser legs on the outer the legs for better ventilation. In the JWRC cars on Stage 5," he gloated! layer of their overalls, to see whether delicate days when Suzuki's hopes The leg ended with Meeke some theywerewearingregulatorymulti-to run World Rally Car 10.2 seconds ahead of Aava, suf- layer safety clothing. Five competi-programme were being finalised, fering from a broken exhaust, with tors we found not to be correctly this affair for them was seen as the Andersson another 11 seconds clothed and were excluded. These second embarrassing incident back and Wilks around another ten included Juho Hanninen (Mitsubi- caused them by the FlA within six seconds further away. Fifth placed shi WRC, Group N winner in Swe-weeks. The first was the FlA's deci-Kosciuszko went off the road, den and Italy), lying 11th overall sion to abandon the winter cham-crashing his Swift for the second on his first WRC drive and Urmo pionship calendar -one day after time in three weeks which let Aava (lying second in JWRC and Suzuki's public confirmation their Rantanen up to that position. third in the championship). Four programme was based on the win-Group N soon turned into a big of them did not contest the offences ter season ... ! three way battle between the Swedes had been committed, but many felt Leg 2 Patrik Flodin, Oscar Svenlund and the penalty was outrageously severe, 8 Stages, gravel, 144.90kms Anton Alen. Svedlund retired af-especially for an offence which had The sun came out, it was like it ter he wrecked the suspension after not been checked for a consider- had not rained the day before! The driving on a flat tyre after a wheel able period of time, but Aava did. cars set off from 0600 for a very rim broke. The battle between Alen An FIA official explained: "Com-long day at the wheel. Chris and Flodin was so intense that for petitors were warned about wear-Atkinson's Impreza had a routine more than half the day the gap be- ing the proper fireproof overalls in gearbox change overnight, but tween them was less than one sec-Germany". Unfortunately, the when the crew drove out to the first ond! competitors who were excluded in stage of the day they experienced a The rally judiciary system Finland were not in Germany... gearshift problem and found them-worked late into Friday evening. Suzuki personnel were mortified at selves stuck in third gear for the first :S ~ 0 ~~ G ~ llJfilI!1l:lfll(!JGt!DiJifJ ~ dll~ I!JlllfllJ(jJIIJ/3!]lfilIEBfiJIISC!JliJ' ·· Page 20 November 2006 Finland, they're seen here before an admiring audience. three stages of the day. But worse found the rock. This was embed-was to come for Subaru, when ded in the ground close to the edge Petter Solberg, lying fourth, went of the forest, exactly on the pre-off the road 700 metres after the ferred line of the drivers near the start of Stage 11. "We oversteered end of Stage 12. Car after car came a little and hit a rock face and limping out of the forest with evi-ended up rolling." The Prodrive PR dence of an impact. It was here that team were hard pressed to explain the race for the lead was eventually away two major crashes and two settled. Loeb hit the rock hard with involuntary engine changes in eight the front near side of his car and days in the same car, but quoted punctured, the mousse failed and the driver as saying "I'm still feeling he dropped a half minute as he positive about everything we have struggled to the finish on three done so far". Another retirement wheels. Gronholm had a broken was that of Xavier Pons, again as a rim but the mousses stayed intact. result of a crash on Stage 11. The Rautianinen explained tension in the race for the lead was Gronholm's emotion, "We were at its highest. Exacerbated when on worried about damage we might the first stage of the day the have suffered and worried that our organisers suffered a double tim- tyre might explode, but then sud-ing system failure, just when denly we began to smell burning Gronholm arrived! They eventually rubber - and we knew that had to had to accept the rally leader's esti-come from Loeb's car running mate of his time, which was l. 7 sec-ahead of us! That meant we could onds better than Loeb, who admit- afford to ease up a bit". Katajamaki ted his engine stalled as he ap- came into service with a broken preached a comer, and had a -rela- front suspension mounting, a casu-tively -bad time. Then drivers airy of hitting the infamous rock, Dusty Times

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Gianluigi Galli and Giovanni Bernacchini drove their Peugeot 307 to a Jussi Valimaki and Jarkko Kalliolepo were seventh overall in Finland, Daniel Carlsson and Thomas Thorszelius had an accident that put very respectable 5'h overall in Finland. they're seen here in their Mitsubishi Lancer. them out of the rally, they're seen here in their Mitsubishi Lancer. and lost more time. Henning Sol-painted with the name "Toni" in had an alternator belt failure, stop and change a flat tyre. second driver, which for Ford berg had a bad vibration all morn-honour of Gardemeister who fell which affected both the battery Prokop's luck finally ran out when means Hirvonen, who visually en-ing which evidently came from the foul of it last year. The team re-and also the power steering, and he stopped on the penultimate joyed every second of his home town brakes. The order at the head of ported that the car landed awk-cost him over two more minutes stage when the electrics failed. rally, and presumably Sordo for the rally was getting shuffled. wardly after a jump and hit the delay. Running first car on the When the car was eventually Kronos. Finland lived up to its tra-Sordo was up to fifth on his first rock at 130kph, with a 5G impact. road, Kopecky had an oil leak brought back to service he had all dition of being a career leveller Finland Rally in a WRC, quite re-This misfortune let Galli up to fifth. which smeared his windscreen, be-the electrics changed and it was where natural aptitude rather than • markable, Galli was sixth in the Tuohino was driving hard to stay hind him Valimaki drove ten ready to run for the final day. mechanical skills are paramount. passive and heavyweight Peugeot, in front ofValimaki, while Kopecky kilometres on a flat tyre and Pinomaki's car had the whole front With five makes finishing in the top Tuohino was seventh and mystified. was over two minutes further be- Latvala continued to have a ter- left suspension replaced, and he eight placings, this is truly a rally "We really don't know why, but our hind. Latvala had now crept into rib le day, "I lost the gearbox oil, was also in the line-up on Sunday for men rather than machines. Xsara is slower than our Skoda was the top ten in his old Corolla but and when I thought I had enough morning. Conrad Rautenbach retired on the last year, but we are doing better then he had a broken wheel which trouble I was stopped for speed-The battle in Group N contin-run out to first stage when there overall!" Valimaki in the sole re- allowed a mousse to explode, caus-ing and the police ·would not tell ued to be amazing. In 15 stages the was an oil leak, a small fire and the maining Mitsubishi was eighth. In ing a fire under the wheel arch. He me what my fine would be ... " lead had changed seven times ... This engine failed, so behind fourth place the second loop of the day, had to stop to extinguish the fire Henning Solberg had more brake was a classic 21000 Lakes duel, with Pressac was now Slovak driver Jozef Gronholm maintained his and change the wheel, dropping trouble, this time due to a loose an extra dimension to the battle, Beres. Rantanen's performance in newfound lead of around 45 sec-over 12 minutes. The next drivers fluid pipe, while Katajamaki nearly between Sweden and Finland. The finishing third in the "Guest" entry onds while Hirvonen was ordered to work their way into the top ten had another bad start to report, gap was still only 2.2 seconds, in and winning his class was remark-to keep around a half minute be- were Matthew Wilson, recovering when his car was up on to two Alen's favour, when on the penul- able. Fiandino, however, crashed hind Loeb rather than push his after his Stage 2 puncture, and wheels in the spectator zone on the timate stage of the day Flodin punc-on the final stage when lying ninth luck. On the first stage of the loop Manfred Stohl, after his Stage 6 final stage, at all of 20kph! tured a kilometre from the end of in the C2-R2. The one big battle Sordo was going just too fast and suspension damage. The top driv-Pinomaki stopped beside the the stage and slid straight on at a remaining to be resolved was in hit a big rock at the side of the road, ers were easing their pace, but still track, after his meeting with the junction. The gap shot up to 12.4 Group N. Flodin took 0.9 of a sec-ending up off the road and out of only Loeb and Gronholm had re- rock. The Stage 12 rock caused seconds and came down to 10. 7 sec-ond off Alen on the first stage of the event, his first retirement for corded scratch stage times. mayhem also in JWRC and helped onds at the end of the day. the day but on the second he slid over a year. The point of impact Misfortunes continued to the Honda, the sensation of the leg3 off into a ditch and lost half a on the rock had already been plague the Subaru teams. Atkinson day, rise to fourth. Bares, 4 Stages, gravel, 60.22kms. minute. He retained second place ~----------'------''--.;;;._-----------, Rautenbach and Sandell all punc- Times are really changing in the bur the race for rhe lead was lost Subj: Date: From: To: MHR • Rally Anland 2006 • Results 812112006 8:32:31 AM Pacific Standard Time fllind Copy.Receiver@compuserve com 56th Neste Oil Rally Finland (FIN) 17/20.08.2006 \/VCR round 10, JWRC round 7 VVC points WR WO JC 1 (3) Marcus GRONHOLM/Timo Rautlainen FIN Ford Focus RS WRC EU55CNN/BG8442 (FIN) 2h.52m.50.3s.* 10 10 2 (1) Sebastien LOEB/Daniel Elena F/MC Citroen Xsara WRC 829DPT78/BH8092 (FIN) 2h.53m.57.0s. 8 8 3 (4) Mikko HIRVONEN/Jarmo Lehtinen FIN Ford Focus RS VI.RC EU55CNX/BG8441 (FIN) 2h.54m.24.8s. 6 6 4 (8) Henning SOLBERG/Cato Menkerud N 962PRV75/BH8101 (FIN) 2h.56m.48.1s. 5 5 Peugeot307 5 (25) Gianluigi Galli/Giovanni Bemacchini I Peugeot 307 WRC 3052YQ74/BH8107 (FIN) 2h.58m.30.2s. • 4 WRC 6 (20~ Janne Tuohino/Mikko Markk.ula !=IN Citroen Xsara VI.RC 833DPT78/BE8053 (FIN} 2h.58m.55.3s. • 3 7 (1 B) Jussi Valimaki/Jarkko Kalliolepo FIN Mitsubishi Lancer WRC KN04VIMD/BH8053 (FIN) 2h.59m.45.7s. • 2 8 (16) Jan Kopecky/Filip Schovanek CZ Skoda Fabia WRC 4S8 9174 (CZ) 3h.03m.05.3s. • 1 9 (7) Manfred STOHUllka Minor A Peugeot 3(J7 WRC 99AKF69/BH8102 (FIN) 3h.06m.18.3s. 4 10 . (9} Matthew WILSON/Michael Orr GB Ford Focus RS WRC 1ESIBG8445 (FIN} 3h.07m.37.7s. 3 Other important f111ishers 11 (63) Anton Alen/Timo Hantunen FIN Subaru lmpreza N BAS886 (FIN) 3h.1Dm.00.6s.+ • 13 (6) Chris ATKINSON/Glenn Macneal! AUS Subaru lmpreza WRC CT06SRT(GB) 3h.11m.50.9s. 2 14 (10) Kosti KATAJAMAKVTimoAlanne FIN Ford Focus RS WRC EG53AVD (BH8093) 3h.13m.56.1s.(2) 1 15 (48} Guy WIiks/Phii Pugh GB Suzuki Swift JWRC JVR683 (H) 3h.16m.05.7s.• • 10 17 (21) Jan-Matti Latvala/Asko Sairanen FIN Toyota Corolla WRC BE6139 (FIN) 3h.18m.14.3s. -18 (35) Per-Gunnar+ Jonas Andersson S Suzuki Swift JWRC JVR684 (S) • 3h.18m.43.2s. - 8 21 (59) Matti Rantanen/Jan Lonegren FIN Honda Civic Type-R JWRC/N BA9392 (FIN) 3h.24m.51.6s. • 6 22 (42) Julien Pressac/Jack Boyere F Citroen C2 JWRC 9147NE52 (F) 3h.25m.30.1s. • 5 25 (45) Jozef Beres/Petr Staiy SK/CZ Suzuki lgnis JV\.RC KES047 (SLK) 3h.29m.25.5s. - 4 28 (43) Jan Molder/Katrin Becker EE/D JWRC 2Z4 0700 (CZ) 3h.30m.54.2s. • 34 (41) Petrik Sandell/Emil Axelsson S JWRC XNM403 (S) 3h.32m.46.5s. • 35 (49) Martin Prokop/Jan Tomanek CZ JWRC 2J3 8401 (CZ) 3h.34m.59.9s. • 37 (53) Barry Clark/Scott Martin GB JWRC/N PXOSAUJ (GB) 3h.36m.38.9s. -Suzuki lgnis 3 Renault Clio 2 Citroen C2 1 Ford Fiesta ST 39 (55) Fabien Fiandino/Sabrina de Castelli F Citroen C2 JWRC 3462NK52 (F) 3h.39m.52.2s. • 41 (48) Andrea Cortinovis/Massimlllano Bosi I Renault Clio JWRC/N KP LS-087 (SLO) 3h.42m.23.5s. -44 (39) Conrad Rautenbach/David Senior "ZW/GB Renault Clio JWRC SO51G\NY (GB) 3h.44m.52.1s. -Dusty Times tured because of that rock. sport. First of the 73 drivers on the and honour went to Alen. In the Valousek was back in action again, road for the final day of the event Fiesta Sporting challenge, Barry he explained he had retired on the facing the four final stages was 19 Clark won the category as well as first day before he hit a stone year old Mads Odsberg, following finishing second in the JWRC when driving on a flat tyre. him was 21 year old Jari-Matri Rookie'sdivision,hehadbeenhead-Andersson punctured on Stage 12 Latvala. With Loeb over a minute ing Alex Bettega, who failed to fin-which let Wilks up to second place, behind leader Gronholm, the pace ish (after wrecking his suspension) then the JWRC leader Meeke, who of the event had eased. Hirvonen but his position in the series was had landed heavily on Stage 14, made fastest times on every stage, strong enough to secure him the stopped on Stage 15. Suzuki Swifts meaning Fords were fastest on 216 title with one event (the Wales Rally were now 1-2 and third was ofthe2lstagesoftherally.Asfor GB)stilltorun.ManyFiestadriv-Rantanen in the Honda. There the championship, Loeb's second ers failed to finish the event: the were more problems for Sandell place did little to erode the Greek Athanassoulas crashed when he had to stop and change a Frenchman's claim to this year's heavily and Emma Gilmour from flat tyre, and for Prokop whose title, but Sordo's retirement helped New Zealand had a cracked sump. engine just stopped for a minute, BP-Ford in their chase of Kronos Success for both Alen and Bettega before suddenly working again. in the Manufacturers' series. In the was emotive for those who fondly Wilks' lead was increased by an-next few weeks the battle for the remember their fathers when they other two minutes from about 40 championships is going to focus were respected Lancia world cham-seconds when his teammate had to strongly on the preferences of the pionship drivers. l.ftJi:!C: Go to for great deals on parts & accessories! Automotive electrical experts with over 15 years experience specializing in off-road wiring for your race, pre-runner and sand vehicles. E&J Wireworks LLC 2865 Progress Place Suite 28 Escondido CA 92029 November 2006 760-738-WIRE (9473) Page 21

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feoob oRw GRAN PR1x OFF-HODO Jae Laff Takes 1600 ByByrle Moore & Victor Gasca Photos: Baja-Fata-Mex Joe Laff had a great race, he took the gold medal honors in the Class ½-1600 contest, seen here flying to the flag. This was the fifth go round of natural light, is mostly gone. Then keep an eye in their rearview mir-the ORW CODE, Grand Prix be- Sunday, the bikes and quads go at rors? There is always the next race gun by CODE and 'The Fudster', each other in much the same fash-and the one after that. about that many years ago. It is now ion, except on a somewhat shorter However, the winner in Class 20 a 20 plus mile course, which you version, of the course. and the overall winner for the week-have to negotiate three times, and I don't know where all the Class end was Javier Robles, who reported it tests the entire gamur of off road 1 entries have gone, but Armando no problems during the first heat. skills needed to win a competition Bravo was there and dominated in Then, during the second heat, he like this. A great place to try out his Black Truggy. Armando is now got trapped behind a Class 7S new, rebuilt, just bought, or any the class leader with the points truck, on one of the hills. The 1002 other equipment. Not to mention earned during this race. His first car of Jose Lopez, made it past him the honing of the driving skills of round time Saturday morning was and the chase was on. It took till the both the old timers and the a 1:52: 12 and he backed it up in end of the third lap, in that second newbies. Besides that it is a great the afternoon, with a 1:43:23. This heat, to finally catch and pass Lopez, way for fans and others to spend a car and driver have the potential but it also garnered Robles the win weekend in the Baja Desert. to take the championship. and the overall trophy. The Lopez Over the past while, we have 'It was rather like a baptism by team had to fight through a tough talked about what the area around fire.' Such was the description of morning when they broke an upper Jacume offers. There is something that which took place in the Class a arm. The pit crew fired up the for everyone, rocks, and silt, and 10 ranks. Fire and baptism could welder and the car was back in the hills, and flat areas and one wellbethecasewhenadriverjumps afternoonfortheaboveconfronta-hellacious manmade jump. Yes, see all the way from Sportsman Class tion. There are less than 20 points the photos. 18 to the Class 10 in Pro. Our in- separating first and second place in It takes three days to really get augurate, in this instance, was the Class 210 and two races left. Let's through all of it. Friday is late regis-driver of the 1003 Lothringer-hope that the points winner will be tration and inspection, some pre-Honda car, Sergio Salgado ... Other decided by driving skills and noth-running and some cervesa. Satur- drivers, in the class, indicated that ing mechanical, between now and day the cars and trucks and buggies he might have been a little slower in the end of the year. Salgado was on go at each other all day long. With comparison, however when it's the podium for the bronze. the first round for all classes in the your first time out and you hold Class 12 fielded eight starters and morning and the second go-round, things together to finish, maybe all but two finished the day at the which doesn't really finish until the those naysayer's would do well to black and white. Arturo Honoldo Lftli [1 n.!ltll.:t MDTDRSPDRT ELECTRICS NOW SEEKING WIRING TECHNICIAN WIRING APPRENTICE We are looking for an experienced Wiring Technican who is experienced in building and designing Motorsport wire looms. Candidate must be familiar with Raychem, Deutsch Autosport products and Milspec construction procedures. We are also looking for an Apprentice. Payment depends on experience. and Ricardo Malo who are the Class 12 leaders, had an interesting day and race. The morning heat was mostly uneventful, but then came the afternoon/ evening. It seems that another car, in an-other class, had a direct effect on what was to happen later in the day. Enrique and Erick Avalos were the big winners in the Class 5-1600 contest, they're seen here in their great looking bug. Remember, that sometimes there is dust involved in desert racing. No? During the heat involving the 14 class and others, a 14 car was bat-tling the dust behind another car. That driver moved a little too far to the left, trying to get out of the dust and ended up hitting the Honoldo and Malo car while they were pitted. As stated Honoldo was leading the points race and all they wanted to do was get on the track and finish for points. The crew spent quite a while repairing the rear suspension from the crash. All they wanted to do was just start and finish. But, when the day was over, no other Class 12 car was even close in time, and these guys took the win with over 30 minutes to spare. Another first time CODE entry was the San Diego team of Bob Bingham. These guys debuted their new ORBS car and did a great job. They lost a bunch of time in the morning because of a flat tire, ran clean in the afternoon and took the silver with their combined finishes. The bronze went to Scott Zimmer-man who reported dicing with some 1600 cars and laughed about a few driver errors of his own, 'on this very tricky course,' which cost him time also. Rene Alfaro had nothing to say about the weekend. Jorge Ruvalcaba, who has moved from the 5-1600 class last year, is still working all the kinks out of driving a new car. Add to that, the fact that this was also a new course, for him, and that he is now dealing with the 1600 cars, which are faster than the 12' s and you can see some of the problems. Not that many problems it seems, since Ruvalcaba is now in second place in the class standings, for the year. James Marquez blew the tranny on his Jimco-VW. He is another newbie and promises to return to the low desert for the next race. Dean Watkins had nothing to report and another newbie, Javier Fernandez, had a less than spec-tacular weekend. During the morn-ing runs he had to deal with some 1600 cars that had spent some time in the nerfing game. The 1649 car bumped him a couple of times, then • one of that car's front tires came in contact with Fernandez's rear, which sent the 1600 spinning into the air. Then another 1600 car did some nerfing, which bent the 1200 car's rear bumper and took out the power steering pump and part of the headers. Fernandez was one of several dnfs for the day. More than likely he will return? Class 800 was somewhat short in number of entrants, but held their own in the hold your interest game. Juan Carlos Lopez reported a problem free weekend. He backed his morning run of l: 17:06 with a 1:20:34 in the afternoon and eas-ily came away with the gold. Al-though Beny Canela was there for the second place runs he had noth-ing to say about the race. Don't even know if-' - was sharing the driving? Bronze went to Dea n Bayerle, who went up against the larger S's, in the stock full Viejas Casino truck belonging to Josh Westwood, who didn't get to this race because of some business com-mitments on Saturday. Westwood commented, "I had to work so maybe that's why the truck decided to go so fast." Glen Straightiff, of Complete Fabrication, drove the first heat, in the late morning then Bayerle took over in the early evening. The truck itself, fought some sort of carburetor problems all day, and neither driver could ever get to full throttle. Even so dlen ran a 1:39:41 in the morning and Dean backed that up with a 1:47 :46 for the third spot. Miguel Jimenez, running another stock truck against the big boys, blew the rear end and was back on the trailer early. Jose Reyes was plagued with radiator and over-heating all day and finally had to pull the plug. No, no the radiator plug. Chris Raffo who had come to the race as a spectator/fan, looked at the field and the appar-ent quality of the upcoming race, found the te<!h people, still doing what it is that tech people do, and he decided to enter his Chevy Blazer. The truck passed tech and Raffo, who was given support by the other racers was entered in the Class 3 field. Problem was that he lost his transfer case at about Race Mile 8, but had enough spirit and enough fun so that he has decided to make it to the next race. What are they called? Newbie's??? Please fax resume to 818-301-2030 or email: With only one entrant in Class 1, it was easy for Armando Bravo to take the win, he's seen here in flight in his really great looking car. Michelle Bruckmann finished as the leader of the pack in Class 5. After this race the point spread is becoming a small story in itself. Continued on page 24 Page 22 November 2006 Dusty Times

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Josue Delgado came home the big winner in the Safari Class, he's Landings like this don't help your lap times, Jose Lopez finished seen here heading for that often elusive checkered flag. second in the Class 10 battle. Bob Bingham gave it all he had this race but the best he could muster was a second place finish in the Class 12 contest. Javier Robles likes to keep his feet off the ground, he's seen here on his way to the Class 10 win. Pietro Brasea has entered all of the first four CODE races and has taken first or second in those races. The only car to beat him is the 500 car of Bruckmann and she has taken the top spot in her last two starts. During the ORW this time out Pietro wanted to protect his points lead bad enough that he drove the last few miles of the first morning lap with only the left front wheel, no tire, attached to his car. In fact some fans found themselves up close and personal at the man made jump. Lots of dust on the landing, pit stop about an eighth of a mile later, new tire, and back into the thick of the Class 5 challenge. The finishing times both morning and afternoon tell an-other story. Michelle went 1:24:01 and Pietro went 1:31:24. In the sec-ond heat Michelle backed up her morning run with a 1:25:04 and Pietro came back, with all four tires in place, and had a 1:23:29. What do they say about 30 second pit stops? Try to do it in rhe wilds of the orrhern Baja. Oh yes, there were two other cars in class. Eduardo Reyes didn't have ,anything to say about his runs and Kevin Carr blew his engine during the morning heat. Guess Kevin didn't have a spare engine or two in his backup trailer? In Class 7 Perry McNeil, the <:lass FIie Future Of Bun, flocks Various threaded ENDMOIJNTS reduce fabrication & installation time COMPACT SIZE allows installation in limited spaces ( EXTERNALLY ADJUSTABLE for compression and rebound Page 24 The JounceShockN is a patent pending new form of bump shock that will maximize the capacity and performance of your suspension. ■ Increase stability & improve handling at all speeds ■ Eliminate suspension bottoming ■ Enhance rock crawling ability ■ Improve load capacity & towing stability • =,.,a ww. 00-525-6505 Arturo Honold and Ricardo Malo were the Class 12 winners, they're seen here nicely airborne, heading for the flag. 7 patriarch, drove all of the laps, in all of the heats and was never really threatened, even though the team was nursing some overheating prob-lems all day. Rene Cuevas out of San Luis reported a good race, "We just weren't fast enough to catch the old man," Cuevas joked. Alex Almaraz broke the rear suspension and the repairs didn't hold up and the truck was dnf during the afternoon heat. Another McNeil, this one named Kelly was about 16 minutes off the pace for the fourth spot. Sid Ochoa broke the front suspension during the morning runs and Gelacio Beltran fractured a drive shaft in the afternoon, both were dnfs. ~ Noe Sierra drove all six laps of both morning and afternoon heats, his only comments were about traf-fic and dust. Dust, in desert racing? Hey you won. Meanwhile Manuel Villareal broke the ring and pinion in the rear axle during his afternoon run. Pete Mercado, Jr. had a good day at the races. He and his father Pedro Senior fought fuel issues all day early and late. Pete Jr. said, "The Alpha Racing Toyota had a pretty good morning's outing. I wanted a rear start and ended up going off the line early and pretty much was able to keep the rest of the 7S field behind me. That was until just be-fore the jump, in town, on the first WWW. ~KERPRECISION.COM 2865 Gundry Ave. Signal Hill, CA 90755 HPFans OIi Cooiers Driving Suits Rod End Boots , , ' . 1& <= * ''l, ' • !ti,;,, -i\ ~), " t: .' Neo Synthetic OJI Performance Plumbing 562-427-2375 l~l~Flt:J!'_~(I) Mab November 2006 ap. T e car uretor egan to oo out and right after the road cross-ing in town it stopped cold. Took us about six minutes to get it fired up again and by that time most, if not all, of the 7S guys had gone around me. Once we got the truck running again, I spent the next two laps play-ing catch up. At the end of the sec-ond lap I had made it back to the third spot and by the checkered I was second in time, but still IO sec-onds off the lead. My dad took over for the afternoon heat and had fur-ther fuel problems. He ended up in fourth place, but our combined times were good enough for the bronze." He added, "I had a blast negotiating a fun course which just got rougher and more technical with each lap." Pedro de la Vega had nothing to say. Andrew Becerra was having some Friday night problems with his truck then he got some help from the McNeils. The truck had mangled a shock shaft, when it suffered a blowout. They got things straight-ened out and made it back for the second hear and ended up in fourth place. "I plan on being back for the next race," he grinned. Hopefully he can bring a little better luck with him in October. Neither Aaron Dodson nor Sergio Duran had anything to report. Alberto and Brady Iriarte had ring and pinion problems in the morning, fixed them and finished right behind the leader Sierra in the afternoon. Too bad it takes two heats. Next time!!! Perry McNeil Jr. also had a good day of racing even though they blew an engine. "We started off fifth or sixth and were the first 7S back to the start line of the second lap. We started having our overheating trouble at about Mile 15 of the sec-ond lap and it took us too long to find some water and we lost the en-gine. It took seven or eight minutes for the first 7S trucks to go past us. I didn't realize we had that much of a lead." Perry Jr. continued, "Too bad we couldn't have finished the day, but that is what they call rac-ing. My dad ran great in Class 7 all day, I'm pretty sure he had top class overall times in both heats? We both suffered heating problems, but he was able to maintain for the win." The 1600 class was won by Joe Laff and team. These guys did double duty on the weekend by rac-ing in two classes, 16 and 14. Joe had a classic battle with the peren-nial champs, the Navarrete Boys. Laff led the 18 Class 1/2-1600 en-tries, through most of both heats, in his 15 year old. Meanwhile the Navarretes, Leo and Alex, had them-selves a pretty good weekend. The reported lots of traffic and even more dust. Leo took the morning shift and Alex did the afternoon duty. Traffic and dust, plus at one point, Alex found himself behind another 1600 car, which had rolled. "I lost a little time stopping to make Dusty Times

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Benny Canela was quick, but he wasn't quick enough, he ended up second overall in the Class 8 contest. Definitely a high flyer, Pietro Brassea was the silver medal winner in the Class 5 race, he's seen here high in the air. Leonardo Navarrete, seen here saving a bit of tire wear was the second place finisher in the Class ½-1600 battle. sure our car was alright." Leo had actually had the fastest first time and Alex was only three minutes down in the afternoon. Let's see: 1:22:53 for Joe Laff and 1:20:24 for Leo in the morning. Then a 1:21:53 for Laffin the afternoon and Alex went 1:24:30. Let's see if we can figure out what the difference was, be-tween the Gold and the Silver? The Navarretes were two minutes and 29 seconds out front in the morning. Then Laff went 1:21:53 and Alex went 1:24:30. Now what do we have tenths of seconds? Put your abacuses to work. ab-a-cus n 1. a. mechanical device for mak-ing calculations consisting of a frame mounted with rods along which beads or balls are moved. b. a flat stab at the top of a col-un1n. The third spot went to Julian Machado, who spent a lot of time in traffic but reported a trouble free race. No comments from Hiram Duran. However, Martin Gonzales and Luivan Voelker who are new in the 1600 ranks reported that Mar-tin drove the morning heat and Luivan reported lots of traffic as he brought the car home in the after-noon. Fourth is not a bad finish for the first time out as a team. Marco Reyes found some of the dust and traffic and more dust. 'In places it was just too tight, no maneuver room.' Juan Sanchotena had noth-ing to say. Francisco Escareno was having a bad day, right up until his roll-over, one mile before the finish. Edgar Alvarez blew an engine in the morning, replaced it only to spend time stuck in traffic in the af-ternoon. Fernando Flores wasn't too happy about his morning and reported lots of traffic in the after-noon. Nothing from Chris Cortez. Melchor Acosta also spent time in traffic and dust and this was his first time racing up and down moun-tains. Acosta is a rookie this year. Jorge Sanchez broke a torsion bar in the morning and was dnf. Juan Guevara and Caleb Gaddis didn't want to talk about Saturday morn-ing, but Gaddis had to deal with traf-fic during his run. These guys mainly wanted to finish to maintain their points standing. Alfredo Lugo broke a shock mount during the morning heat. Luis Martinez rolled it during the first heat, broke the accelerator pedal and spent the rest of the day trying to fix the car. Mario Gastelum was right up there at the finish but failed to stop at the finish line and encountered a 5-1600 car that was on its way for the start of its own heat. Remember the story of the 1200 and 1600 duel earlier? Carlos Monte Alban and his 1614 car were part of the tale of 12 and 16's and what happens when you nerf too hard or get nerfed. Anyway Alban's car suffered damage to the front-end shocks, his rack and pinion, and Dusty Times some other parts. DNF'd? ing/timers, had come to an agree-There were 15 entries in the 5-ment, was the team of Eric and 1600 class and there was less than a Enrique Avalos. "We pre-ran the four minute separation in time be-whole course on Friday and never tween first and third place. The had to look back on Saturday." eventual winner, after all the tim-Good thing they didn't look back November 2006 too much, there was only a minute toya and about another minute and a half difference in the morn- back they would have seen the third ing heat and less than 30 seconds place finisher Justin Linder who in the afternoon. If they had been had nothing to say about his day. looking back they would have seen Frank Sanchez dealt with brake the second place team of Jose Mon-Continued on page 26 Page 25

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Rene Cuevas, seen here just at takeoff was the silver medal winner in the Class B contest, a few mph off the winners pace. Trey Sommers was about six minutes in arrears in the Class 9 race, Manuel Villareal was the second place finisher in the Class 7S contest, he's seen here flying towards that silver medal. he's seen here heading for his silver medal. problems in the morning, got those fixed but broke a front trailing arm in the afternoon and was never able to catch the leaders. Jose Gutierrez lost time because of a couple of flats, and oh yes, did we mention traffic? Julian Patron had belt prob-lems and steering issues to hamper his day. Pino Morales rolled his car in the morning, did enough dam-age to car and psyche that they were dnfs. Class 9, Daniel Reyes and Julian Rivera shared the driving during the ORW race. Julian started in the morning, dealt with a traffic jam at Race Mile 7.9, that hairy uphill part of the course and then had a clean race. Reyes who is the 9 class leader took the afternoon shift and re-ported no problems at all, for the win. Trey Sommers soloed his race and only lost the first heat by three seconds. Traffic and dust slowed him in the p.m. and he had to settle for the silver. Jesus de la Torre shared the driving, starting the first heat and his partner took no chances in getting them on to the podium and taking the points. Juan Mayoral and Francisco Villareal worked through some en-gine problems during the first heat. Later Juan took over, driving a clean race, and protecting the class The big winner in the Class B contest was Juan Carlos Lopez, he's seen here with all his suspension hanging down. season points. David Morquecho had a good morning but the transmission pres-sure plate went south in the after-noon. Eduardo Ochoa had noth-ing to say. Dean Watkins who was a double entry in the 9 and 12 classes was only able to complete two laps in either class. Alberto Mendoza went ass over teakettle at Mile 1.5 of the morning heat. Fran-cisco Mejorado also rolled it and suffered a broken wrist. Not sure where he rolled but the injury was minor. Alonzo Jaquez had nothing to report and neither did Luis An-gel, who was a non-starter. Mario Flores and Miguel Mexia made another weekend of it. Mexia is very serious about winning an-other class championship. He drove a clean, fast race, in both heats only a little radio confusion as to exactiy where the second place car was. Later found out it was never close enough to threaten his win. 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The data on the three non-wins was two-second place finishes and a dnf, two years ago. Ramon Fernandez, who generally races the Record Series and is the class champion, came to Jacume and lost the first heat by three minutes and two seconds and won the second heat by two min-utes and 13 seconds. Close enough for you? Get the abacus out. Juan Zamarripa had nothing to report about his day, Jonathan Sierra re-ported flat tires and broken brake lines, which cost them a chance for the win. Esteban Ruiz blew a tranny in the second heat, Roberto Rababo, Jr. had nothing to say, Fernando Prado broke a c.v. joint in the morning and it took his chase crew a long time to find him and fix it. In the afternoon he got stuck at one of the uphills and was un-able to finish. "King" Dave Hendrickson blew a tranny at Race Mile 8 and had no spare replace-ment. And now on to the Sportsman classes. There were 17 en tries in Class 14 and Jake Laff beat them all. The only cloud over his golden lining was the incident in the pits Perry McNeil easily took the Class 7 honors, Perry is seen here just at takeoff, heading for that checkered flag. Class 9 had a good entry, when the checkered flag flew the win went to Daniel Reyes and Julian Rivera, seen here at speed. Dusty Times

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Jose Montoya was only a few minutes in arrears when all was said and done, he took the silver medal in the Class 5-1600 contest. Ramon Fernandez was only about a minute away from the Class 11 Less than a minute behind in time, that's where Hector Perez finished in Class 14, a silver medal for his efforts. win, he's seen here flying towards that checkered flag. Brothers Noe and Tony Sierra had a good race, they took the win in the Class 7S contest, seen here in their good looking truck. with the Class 12 cars. This Laff anything to say and there were no brother, didn't sweep all the laps notes on ten others in Class 14, but, or heats, but this one minute win Rodrigo Obeso reported driving in the first heat and his eight sec-the first heat wherein he spent the ond loss to runner-up Hector Perez day in a dicing contest with some took first and Hector took the sil-traffic and some slower cars. ver. Perez soloed the event and was Cristobal Mercado lost his braking always right on the heels of the win- system and was one of the other ner Laff. Jose Luis Sanchez leads dnfs. another good team and his car was Class 15 had 11 entries and right up there with the leaders all three non-starters, in the morning day. Sanchez has been plagued all heat. Omar Dipp and Errol Villa season by one mechanical problem finally put it all together and scored or the other. He says he can't wait their first win, after 12 starts. "The for next season and a change of car was flawless, we worked out luck. Arturo Rodriguez didn't have some of the bugs that had been ________ ...:c_----,-----, There were 15 entered in Class 11 but only one winner, Mario Flores is seen here heading for the checkered flag. The Class 1400 win went to Jake Laff, he's seen here flying towards his well earned victory in his great looking car. Dusty Times plaguing us all season," said Omar, 'who has moved up from Safari this year and plans on doing some up-grading on the car, and probably moving into the pro ranks in the future.' Alberto Varela, another graduate from the Safari school of racing, had to watch his string of victories come to a stop. "I was hav-ing a pretty good race until I ended up in all the smaller car traffic," Varela said. Carlos de los Palos, who is currently in the second spot in the 1500 points race had a good race, no flat tires, or other prob-lems, just traffic and dust, he took the bronze. Juan Avila broke his tranny in the morning heat, sent his chase crew to his shop to get a replace-ment, they made it back, changed it out, only to blow the second one during the afternoon heat. Javier 'ew Products 3DDMB34 CVSTAH~S NO MORE SpUne Wear! Stronger Core! 50% Stronger! 6.5• & 8.5• Sizes Gomes wasn't talking, but Raul Valenzuela was having a good day until h hit a spectator's car which somehow got on to the course. Spec-tators on the race course in Mexico, you have to be kidding. Anyway, it put him out of the race in the p.m. Evarado Garcia and Armando Rochin suffered roll-overs at Mile 1.5. Not sure if it was at the same time or the same lap, but it was in the morning and they were both through for the day. Neither Ar-mando Hernandez nor Javier Villarreal had anything to say about their outing. Carlos Vasquez blew his engine. Victor Isles was happy with his first win in the series, "Or should I say a long, long time," he laughed. Gabriel Lara rolled it at Race Mile 11, lost a lot of truck body parts and bruised his ego, but continued on to maintain his points lead. Nothing to report on carlos Niemetchek, Manuel Robles, nor Luis Salgado. Leonardo Garcia ran a clean race in the morning but a malfunctioning computer caused a no start in the afternoon. Ramon Guerrero broke the rear differen-tial in his Explorer at Race Mile 1.5. How many times have we heard some-thing about Race Mile 1.5! Jorge Ri-vas and Gilberto Arreola; Borracho barrel rolled his big "Class 8 A-Arm Linked" 1800 truck several times on a right hand sweeper that included a down slope. (Wonder who put that there?) He mashed one of his arms a little but the doctors checked it out, said put it in a sling and ice and have some more beer and??? Anyway the wounded warrior New Products NewProdu• 11 & aar Ap Wheels Beadlock Black I Blue Colors Red/ Polished Size an Genier Mounl Hub KIi ii Slldlng Axles Available for Plunging + NonPlung. CV's w/ CNC or Brembo Calipers Ultimate Strength 300M Size 30 Center Star Built-In Starter & Ballast Die-Cast Aluminum Hous, 35 Watt H.I.D. Bulb Driving/Euro Beam Pat ngAxle nPlungin Size 30 34CV',--... November 2006 Page 27

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Alberto Varela gave it his all but he could only managea fairly close Gabriel Lara didn't get all the required laps in but still managed to take Heriberto Chavez finalized a second place finish in the Safari Class, second place finish in the Class 15 contest. a second place finish, he's seen here at speed. he's seen here flying to a silver medal finish. helped weld, and patch the truck, Luivan using a cell phone since they Next time!!! fie and dust and also blew a steer-and friends, went home happy. which ran the second heat with hadn't installed the race radio yet. Omar Chavez, Miguel Gutierrez, ing box. CODE's next race will be on the Pilato #2. Voelker caught a ride on a quad; Carlos Castillo and Victor Did anyone mention dust and first of October, call them for more And now the Safari's, who were found the 30 car, diagnosed the Guerrero, had nothing to say traffic? It was a good weekend for information, and come on down led on to the podium, by the uncle- problem, however they ran out of about their weekend. Arturo Ro- most concerned. CODE did a good to the Baja. I am finishing this story feated Manuel Delgado. The VRT enough time to fix it before they sette fought a bad carburetor in the job of producing, Fud was smiling, on the eve of 9/ 11. Let us never team had a clean race and reported ran out of time for the last lap. morning then got stuck in the traf-and most of the participants, fans forget. Via con Dios. ~ no problems, not even with traffic or dust. The number 30 car of Heri-berto Chavez and Luivan Voelker has its own story. Since the car was new at this race Voelker took the wheel during the first heat, since he was also scheduled to drive a 1600 car and wanted to give the new car a real shakedown on its first out-ing. It worked pretty well, Luivan swept the first heat and finished with six minutes in hand. The new cars new owner Senior Chavez took the wheel in the afternoon but didn't bring the same luck with him. During his run he got stuck in our famous traffic and then lost a fuel pump. This, of course, was discov-ered later. Heriberto got out of the car and was trying to diagnose the problem. Finally he had to call The Class 15 entrants had a good race, when the dust had cleared in was the Bug of Omar Dipp taking the class win. IIUl"llll&.•l!!!!!t SHOCK :lllw..ll.,_...,.n!CHNO&OGY 714.530.8701 • FAX714.530.B702 12842 JOY STREET, GARDEN GROVE, CA 92840 . 'tNWW'.Jcingshodcs.con1 Page 28 November 2006 The Joss of some fiberglass didn't bother Victor Islas, he's seen here flying towards the Class 18 victory. 2.5" --€'!!:!£~ Need coil springs? Call King Shocks! We have wstom and produdion coils in stock, and the experience to get you what you need. Call today! Dusty Times

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ler~---■··-·-si PRIMM 300 B~aAlclN-m Shepard Wins overall By Judy Smith Photos: Trackside Photo Tim Herbst and Larry Roese/er took the Class 1 honors in the Smithbuilt Ford, they're seen here scaring the opposition. but just as often as not, they will forbid any attempt to go out to the race vehicle. A racer with a fixable problem may just have to sit out the balance of the race if he's broken in an area where the BLM does not want traffic. Bob Shepard took home all the marbles as he took the Trophy Truck Class win as well as the overall win in his Chevy. and Sportsman Car ran only two laps. Everyone had an eight hour time limit. That meant that the time for the slower or damaged cars in the first heat would over-lap into the second heat. A Class 11 that started at 7:25 or there-abouts would have until 3:25 in the afternoon to finish his race. So he'd be racing on the track with the Trophy Trucks and Class 1 cars from one p.m. on. That isn't a cheerful prospect for the slower cars. Still, it's the best so-lution to a knotty problem, and the number of collisions and complaints about nerfing defi-nitely fell off once SCORE started doing it this way. There always seem to be threats of rain for the Primm weekend, and this year was no different. But it didn't material-ize for the race. Instead, it rained on Thursday night, when a storm literally blew through Las Vegas and traveled south just about as far as the course and no further. Those who participated in Friday's reconnaissance were surprised to find puddles and mud and a nice lack of dust. But anyone familiar with the area knew it wouldn't stay that way for race day. Primm, NV: Bob Shepard had the odds against him when he was the last of 23 Trophy Trucks to take the green flag at SCORE's Primm race, but with considerable skill and a good helping of luck he drove at a steady and untroubled pace to take the overall win in his Chevy. For the second year, the event started on the dry lake that sits about two and a half miles north of the Buffalo Bill's parking lot that used to be adjacent to the race track. No longer can spec-tators buy a cool drink and a hot dog and then climb into the bleachers to watch cars thump through the "short-course" sec-tion that used to come at the end of each lap. That land has been sold, and the new owners appar-ently want nothing to do with off road racing. Now the race begins and ends out on that dry lake, where SCORE sets up a two mile long pit row. Even with that, there are always some who arrive late and have trouble finding space to set up. People sitting on the dry lake have a panoramic (if distant) view of some sections of the race course, but, since there is a 50 mile per hour speed limit on pit row itself, the excitement is lim-ited to what's going on in the pits. Adam Pfankuch was the big winner in the 1-2/1600 race, he's seen here creating a bit of dust as he heads for the checkered flag. David Bonner and Drew Belk had a good race, they took the Class 5 gold medal with almost half an hour in hand at the flag. Page 30 As they have for the past four or five years, SCORE once again divided the race vehicles into two groups, and ran the race as two giant heats. The first group, con-sisting of the "slower" cars, started their race at a few min-utes past six a.m., when the sun had popped up high enough that it was really daylight, and the drivers could see where they were going without lights. Five Ciasses: Trophy Trucks, Class 1, SCORE Lite, Class 10 and 1/2-1600 were required to run four laps in their eight hour time limit. Another nine classes ran only three laps, and Stock Mini, Class 11, Stock Full, and both Sportsman Truck This event is very different from the races in Baja in two ways: first, of course, it's a lap race, so there are no motorcycles or quads racing. And second, and very significant, is the fact that there's no chasing. The BLM has strict reguhtions in ettect in this area, and no one is allowed to charge out across the desert in a chase vehicle to rescue their racer. Sometimes a Ranger will give permission for a rescue ef-fort to take place, if there are strategically placed access roads, --' ~ Don Moss was a shoo-in winner in the Class 3 competition, he's seen here in his neat looking ford Bronco. The Ledezma Clan took the Class 5-1600 win at Primm, they're seen here on their way to victory in the Nevada desert. ----''-----'------------- - --------------November 2006 Contingency day was a long one, as there were over 60 manu-facturers displaying their prod-ucts. Since many o·f them no longer travel to Mexico, they hadn't had a chance to talk to their racer-customers since the Laughlin race in January. With roughly 160 entries, they had lots of potential customers to show off their wares for. The entire rear parking lot of the Buffalo Bill's hotel was pressed into service for the festivities. Saturday's first race included Classes 20, SCORE Lite, 1/2-1600 5, 5-1600, 9, 11, 3, Stock Mini, 7S, 7SX and Sportsman Buggies. Originally the 7S and 7SX trucks were set to run in the afternoon, but cooler heads pre-vailed, and someone remem-bered that in spite of their size, they are regularly among the slower classes and would; there-fore, be safer if they didn't have to contend with Trophy Trucks and Class ls. Only the 10s, SCORE Lite and 1600 buggies had to do four laps. At one o'clock they let the big ones loose, to charge out onto a course where there were still a few nervous stragglers from the first heat. They managed to avoid one another, and in the Trophy Truck ranks the fast lap for the day belonged to B.J. Baldwin, in his Chevy, on the first lap. He recorded a 1:18:02. Mac Randall, Ed Stout, Kory Scheeler, Chet Huffman and Garron Cadiente, who had "elec-trical issues", all fell by the way-side. So did Cameron Steele, who lost his motor at Mile 50. On the second lap they lost Marty Coyne, Chris Robinson and Todd Wyllie in his beauti-ful, brand new Chevy truck. There were only 14 left moving. B.J. Baldwin didn't follow Continued on page 32 Dusty Times

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through with a second good lap, instead he lost his transmission, and Carl Renezeder put his Chevy into the lead. Shepard, who'd had a lot of traffic and dust on his first lap, was second, about two minutes back, then came Gus Vildosola and Rob MacCachren in their Ford, in third, and Pete Sohren had his three seater in fourth, with Brian Collins fifth in his Chevy. Ron Whitton had a long lap with his Ford, and Cadiente, his own truck out, got in to drive to the finish. Alan Pflueger had struggled through two long laps, some of his problems reportedly caused by alternator trouble. The third lap thinned the ranks even more as Mike Julson went out, and so did the Vildo-sola truck, with reported fuel pressure and distributor prob-lems. Shepard took over the lead, with about four minutes on Renezeder, who had three min-utes on Collins and Larry Rag-land, who was in the truck now. Sohren was fourth. It was excit-ing to watch because it was close enough that the win could end David Binns and Jared Teague took the Class 7 win with ease, they had almost an hour in hand at the flag in their Ford Ranger. The win in Class 7S went to Tyler Fox and Steve Martz, they're seen here in their Ford Ranger heading for the bam. ·up in anyone's hands. Shepard said it got "easier and easier -it seemed to smooth out, rocks got out of the way." At the start of the final lap he thought "I'm gonna have to race with Larry [Ragland) -but then I saw him pulled over." So, with Rag-land parked at Mile 4 on the last lap, Shepard motored on smoothly to take the win. He said the truck vapor locked a little on the last lap, but his was still the fastest time on Lap 4, at 1:22:28. He'd driven a solid race, with amazingly consistent lap times, to take the Trophy Truck win by nine minutes and the overall by four minutes and 15 seconds. Pete Sohren was second, report-ing that on the third lap he'd dis-covered that his truck was out of oil. He said they didn't know "where it went", but they put in three gallons and went on. Third place went to Renezeder whose day hadn't been easy either. He'd broken a wheel on the third lap and then on his last lap lost an "O" ring in the fuel injection. Fuel started spraying into the cab. Fearful of fire, Renezeder pulled over, and he and his pas-senger pulled it apart and "McGuyvered" a repair. They lost about ten minutes in the doing, but salvaged third place. Andy McMillin, in Robby Gordon's Chevy, found it very hot inside the mid-engine truck, and became dehydrated and nauseated. He radioed his dad, Scott, for help. Scott didn't want to drive it, and encouraged Andy to tough it out. Ultimately, Andy was sick to the point of throwing up, and at that point Scott gave in and took over to bring the truck to the finish line. He said, "It's an interesting truck, but it's not meant for rough stuff." They were fourth. In fifth it was Ed Herbst and Larry Roeseler in the Herbst four wheel drive Ford. Ed had started the afternoon by hitting a de-pression that had already done in some cars in the earlier group. It nearly did in the Trophy Truck also, turning it upside down. Some SCORE officials were nearby (keeping an eye on that spot, apparently), and once they determined that he was o.k., they helped him turn the truck back over and he went on, minus a lot of body panels, but functional. He put Larry Roeseler in to do the last lap, and they finished fifth. B.J. Baldwin, who'd had such PIKES service center Baker, California Celebra~ing GD YEARS OF SERVICE TO OUR TRAVELING FRIENDS ... THANKS! RESTAURANT Open 24 Hours . Mobil~ SERVICE Every Day Year Round THE BEST IN THE DESERT! Page 32 a good first lap, lost over an hour on the second lap with the tranny transplant, and then ran well for the rest of the day. He did have a bad few moments on the fourth lap when a faulty sending unit told him the second transmission was going bad, but they deter-mined that the sending unit was in error and ignored the message, to take sixth place. Seventh went to Alan Pflueger, who seemingly didn't have any really good laps, but struggled through the day in his Chevy to take sixth, finishing after dark with no alternator, no lights and no desire to talk about it. Ragland, Scott Steinberger, Bobby Baldwin, Ron Whitton's truck, with Cadiente at the wheel, and Todd Arthur all bombed out on the last lap. Class 1 fared a little better, but even they lost six entries on the first lap, including last year's winner, Cesar Fuentes, in a new HMS car. On the second lap an-other six went out, including Dale Lenk and Jerry Penhall, Harley Lerner and Kory Halopoff, Billy Robertson, Mark Peterson, Justin Lofton, and B.J. Richardson, who lost his trans-mission. Richardson's teammate, Pat Dean, in a Bunderson Chevy, had the lead, with 30 seconds on Darnen Jefferies in Richard Boyle's new HMS. Forty seconds later it was Tim Herbst in the Truggy. Tim's brother, Troy, who usually drives the Ford powered Truggy, is still sidelined with a nasty Achilles tendon injury, so Tim was standing in for him. Seven seconds behind him was Martin Christensen in his BMW powered Jimco, and in fifth, three seconds further back, Randy Wilson in a Chevy Jimco. It stayed close at the front on Lap 2, with Dean still leading, but only by a minute and 37 sec-onds. Gary Weyhrich had moved his Jimco Chevy up to second place, and Jefferies was third, three seconds behind him, fol-lowed by Randy Wilson, another five seconds back, and then Herbst, 12 seconds back. Another six racers came to a bad end on the third lap, includ-ing Reno Donati, John Gould, who was reported to be chang-ing two rear flats at the same time, Jon Roth, Gonzalo Pirron, Lee Patten and Vincent Dejong. Dean limped to his pit at the end of the third lap with a blown transmission,. He told T.J. Flores (who rides with Richardson) that if he wanted to change it, he could drive the final lap. Flores went for it -he'd never raced a Class 1 car before. Herbst, mean-while, recorded the fast lap for the class, at 1: 19:25, probably partly due to the fact that there was lots less traffic moving around the course by then. Randy Wilson was now second, with Richard Boyle, who'd climbed into the car for the fi-nal two laps, in third, only 31 seconds back. Weyhrich, who was driving all the way, and re-gretting it, ran fourth, another 33 seconds back, and in fifth it was Rick Wilson, in a Jimco Chevy. Herbst did another good lap, stopping before the end to let Troy climb in to finish just enough of the drive to make him legal for the points chase. Randy Wilson fell out on the last lap, and so did Mike Bilek, Kash Ves-sels, Joe Myers, and Don Mills. Only 14 of the 37 starters made it all the way. Weyhrich bounced back up to second place, declar-ing that he'd never drive an en-tire Primm race by himself again. He was "hurtin'." He was just barely two minutes behind the Herbs ts. In third it was Jefferies and Boyle, who'd found it hard to see while driving in the dust into the sunset. This was just the second race on the new car, and they said it had been a flawless The Holmes Landersman duo were the big winners in the Class 7SX battle at Primm, seen here going for it in their Ford Ranger. November 2006 day. Fourth went to Jamie Camp-bell, in a Chevy Penhall, who ran four evenly paced laps in his first attempt at a Primm race. He said the front end "faded" and he'd had to stop and stiffin it. Rick Wilson, and co-driver, Jeff Quinn were fifth. Quinn had driven two good laps, but Wil-son had tangled with a big rock which demolished a tire. Bill and Daniel Wingerning (father and son) were sixth in their Chevy Jimco, reporting a good day, and in seventh it was Michael and Kevin James (broth-ers), in a Chevy Jimco. Eighth place went to Christensen and Mason, who'd had only flats and a non-functioning radio to mar their day. In ninth it was Scott Schovajsa, driving his first race in a Ford powered Porter, and reporting "no major problems." Tenth went to Brian Parkhouse and Tom Ridings, in a Chevy Jimco. Ma~k McMillin and Brian Ewalt were 11th in their Chevy Jimco, reporting a couple of flats and a lot of dust. In 12th it was Dale Ebberts and Ernie Castro, Jr. in their Toyota Jimco. They'd had a tough day, break-ing an axle on the third lap and a front trailing arm on the last lap. Castro drove it in with the front end collapsed and splayed out, the tires pointing in oppo-site directions, for the last five miles. Ugly. Thirteenth place went to Dino Marquez, in a Ford Porter, and the final finisher was Pat Dean's car, with T.J. Flores at the wheel. He'd put a new transmission in the car and headed out for the last lap, only to discover that there was no clutch. He got the lap done any-way, and looked pretty pleased with himself. Also starting in the afternoon were the Protrucks, which had an entry of only three trucks. This group had to complete only three laps for a finish. On the first lap Tavo Vildosola broke his Toyota's drive shaft, and while repairs were being made, Jason Voss went into the lead in his Ford, with the fast time for the class, at 1:31:56. Joe Bednar, Chevy, ran in second place. Vil-dosola lost about 20 minutes with his repair. But then Bednar and Voss both managed to get stuck at about Mile 65 on the second lap, and each lost a good half hour while Vildosola ran a good lap. He took over the lead. Vildosola put Bryan Freeman into the truck to drive the last lap, and he had no serious trouble, and came on in for the win. Bednar recovered first from being stuck, and finished second, while Voss was third, after los-Dusty Times

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fl slow, but they still got in first. Chamlee had a bad third lap. His fans were off and the truck got hot, and blew a radiator hose. Lynn brought him water (a legal way to get help in a "no chasing" race), and they repaired the fa. vor by lending Lynn a tire. Even with all that messing around, Chamlee finished second. And Karakas, who'd replaced his fuel pump, finished third, almost two hours down to the winning team. He was the last one in, Good Sa-maritan Lynn, didn't make it. The Vanderway contingent drove their GMC Sierra to the Class 8 win at Primm, seen here diggin' through the soft stuff. Everybody finished in the Class 9 contest but it was Eric Fisher who took the class win, he's seen here at speed. Class Stock Full began their afternoon with four entries and they had to complete only two laps. Loren Worthington an d Kent Kroeker didn't get the first lap done, but the rest did, and Mark Handley had his Ford lead-ing by about 20 minutes on John ing about ten minutes on the fi-nal lap also. C lass 8, which had four en-tries (all from Arizona), also did only three laps, and one of their number, Mike Szlauko and his Chevrolet dnf' d on the first lap. But Tommy Greer, Dodge, re-corded the fast time for this group, at 1:31 :46, to lead by about two and a half minutes at the end of the first lap. Larry Vanderwey, who'd had a flat, was second in his GMC Sierra, and in third a minute an d 40 seconds later, it was Dave Raimonde in his Chevy. On the second lap the Vanderwey truck moved to the front, having no trouble, with the G reer truck second about seven minutes later. Raimonde was third now, but within reach, dealing with a little shock fade. The Greer truck lost its trans-mission on the third lap, and wh·il~ th.ey mad~ repairs the Vanderwey truck, brother Nick now driving, came in for the win. Their third lap time was almost identical to that of Raimonde and his co-driver, Danny Sulli-van, and they sweated it out for a while. But when timing and scoring had done their compu-tations, the Vanderweys had the win by three and a half minutes. They said their day had been perfect. Raimonde and Sullivan were over an hour and a half in front of the Greers, who took third once they'd replaced their transmission. Class 7 ran in the afternoon group, and they were required to do only three laps, which was probably a good thing, as three of the seven entries were unable to finish even that. The other, A.J. Rodriguez, did at least one lap, and may have done more, but SCORE didn't show them on their finish list because he was DQ' d for "violation of no chas-ing rule." In all likelihood, he was seriously broken anyway, or h e wouldn't have wanted a chase crew. David Binns put his Ford into the early lead, with the fast lap for the class, at 1:4 2:45. He had about three minutes on Raul Flores in another Ford. Dan Chamlee ran third, in another Ford, and Joshua Lynn, still an-other Ford, was fourth. Barry Karakas, in the lone Toyota, was fifth and having fuel pump prob-lems. Binns backed up his first lap with another good on e and held onto the lead. He was having a trouble-free day. Flores dropped ou t o n Lap 2, and Shawn Wan-zek had been gon e since Lap 1. C hamlee, who was also having Dusty Times fuel pump problems, which cost him about ten minutes, was now second , Lynn was third and Karakas, still struggling, ran fourth. Binns had a near-perfect day, except for a broken panhard bar about ten miles before the fin-ish,. It made those ten miles very Continued on page 34 LIST YOUR PHONE NUMBER, YEAR, MODEL AND ENGINE SIZE! 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The brothers Weyhrich, Gary and Mark were second to finish in Brian Burgess and Dan Folts endure a rather hard landing at Primm, Kevin Carr gave it his all in the Class 5 battle, he was only able to muster a second place finish at the Primm race. Class 1, they were just two minutes out of the gold medal. they finished in second place in the 1600 battle. car into the lead, with a minute and 41 seconds on Bill Gasper in his Honda Porter. In third it was Rick Ellison in a Honda Jimco, and Doug Fortin was fourth, in another Honda Jimco, followed by Will Higman in a Honda Kreger. The fifth place car was only a little over four minutes behind the lead car, so it was very close competition. So far only one, Robert McBeath, had dnf'd. And they stayed through the second lap also. The Class 10 win went to Darren Hardesty and Mark Randazzo, their AlumiCraft seen here heading for that coveted checkered flag. The SCORE Lite honors went to Tim Noe and David Scaroni, they're seen here in nice level flight on their way to the flag. Hardesty still led, and was still mostly dust and traffic free, and enjoying the ride. He now had about nine minutes on Ellison, who was about a half minute in front of Fortin who'd had c.v. boot trouble. In fourth it was Mark Hutchins in his Honda Kreger, and Higman was fifth. They'd spread out some on this lap, but it was still a terrific race. Bekki Wik, racing for the first rime since the birth of her daugh-ter, ran sixth in her Honda Jimco, and would hand over to her husband, Adam, on the third lap. Griffin in the big white Hummer. He'd lost a turbo intake line and had to make repairs. Terry Henn, in the red Hummer, ran third, about 11 minutes back, and then didn't get any more laps completed. Handley went on with a smooth run, down to "single digit speeds" in some sections, but able to hit near 100 mph in the fast sections. He took the win with a margin of an hour and ten minutes. Griffin finished sec-ond, reporting some "new engine bugs" still being worked out, and he was the last finisher in the class. The Sportsman Truck class enjoyed six entries and had to complete only two laps. Andrew Leavitt disappeared on the first lap, but Steven Looney and Michael Ballard put their Ford into the lead, with the fast time for the class, at 1:42:09. They had a lead of 12 minutes on Sh-annon Dierkop in another Ford. Looney and Ballard lost a fan belt, and found the ruts so deep that they kept scraping up rocks, but hung onto their lead. They took the win by a margin of 15 minutes. Dierkop was second, reporting that he'd moved over to let someone pass and had got himself stuck for a while. In third it was Mark Growe, Ford, who 'didn't stop to talk. None of the others finished. The morning group, which left the line as soon as it was light Baja Rentals Includes Iridium 9505a Only $69.99 per week Free travel charger, cigarette lighter adapter, Free leather case, voice mail and extra battery Call and reserve yours today!!! We also rent Mobile Internet Access Units We are located 15 miles east of San Diego Open 7 days 24 hours convenient for pick up www .allroadcomm unicatf m 9828 North Ma nolia Ave Santee, CA 92071 Page 34 November 2006 enough to see without lights (about 6: 10 a.m.), consisted of cars from 12 classes. At the last minute they'd added the 7S and 7SX trucks, having decided that, while big, they were enough slower than the rest of the after-noon group that they'd be at a severe disadvantage there. Class 10 was in front of the rest, and Darren Hardesty was first off the line in his YW pow-ered AlumiCraft. Looking into the rising sun was a bit of a pain, but having an entire dust-free lap made up for it. Hardesty put his Hardesty held on to his lead through the third lap, bur Fortin whipped off the class fast rime, at 1:21:08, and moved up to sec-ond place. In third it was now Higman, who'd been running Eric Solorzano won his umpteenth Class 11 contest at Primm, he's seen here in his stock sedan heading for the checkered flag. Mark Handley was the Stock Full class winner at Primm, he's seen here in his Ford heading for th(!__ finish line. ·----Dusty Times

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Picking up the silver medal in the Class 5-1600 battle was Mike Dan and Tom Chamlee drove their Ford Ranger to a second place finish When you bury the nose --Jeff Lloyd and Toby O'Mara drove Simpson and Justin Hogga"tt, seen here launching into space. in the Class 7 fracas, they were less than four minutes out of the win. their Ford Ranger to a second place finish in Class 7SX out o gas as e inis e t e ap, with C.J. Hutchins fourth and John Cooley fifth in his VW AlumiCraft. Dave Richardson had started the race in the car. Gasper had developed some ma-jor problem on the second la that put him a full lap down, and the Wiks fell by the wayside all together. Ellison also fell out, and Arthur Basile was now gone, as well as Edgar Avalos. Hardesry, who'd had a flat on that dust-free first lap, had no other problems. His crew gave him new rear tires during his fuel stop, but otherwise he just kept on going and took the win by about six minutes. He said he'd had fun, and described the course as "fast, fifth gear, rough. 11 Fortin was second, re-porting that he'd like the course, which he also described as "fast, rough." In third it was Mark and C.J. Hutchins, who'd lost their radio, and had a flat. They were about six minutes in front of Rod Hall won another one! Rod drove his Hummer H3 to the Stock Mini win at Primm, he's seen here on his way to the checkers. Higman, who was lucky to finish in fifth gear. He still had about at all. His alternator had seized 215 miles to go, and a struggle up, and had tossed both the al-with a sand wash slowed him a ternator belt and the power bit, but he made it for fifth steering belt. With belts replaced place. Mark Weger, in a Honda he'd gone on, but then lost sec- RPS was sixth reporting only a ond gear, and finally, got stuck flat tire. He said that was their KING OFF-ROAD RfiCIN<i SHOCl<S Dusty Times November 2006 Gus Vildosola Jr. and Bryan Freeman make a great pair, they took the Pro Truck win with more than 10 minutes in hand at the flag. first "sort of uneventfurfinish. 11 been sick early in the day, but Weger has seemed to be beset by once in the car felt fine. In eighth disaster. In seventh it was Andy it was Ron Dalke, Honda Tatum. Grider and Kevin Curtis, in a He'd had a flat front and drove Honda Tatum. It was their first a half lap with a rear on the finish, and they'd had a flat that front, which was painful for his took out a c.v. boot. Grider had Continued on page 36 Page 35

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Dave Raimonde drove his Chevrolet to a decent second spot in the Class 8 contest, see here just at liftoff. Doug Fortin, seen here in his Honda powered Jimco took home the Chuck Sacks and Darren Ebberts -had a reasonable race in their silver medal in the Class 10 contest, he's seen here at speed. Chenowth, they finished second in the SCORE Lite race. The overall winner in Sportsman Car was the team of Heather Bonnani and Robyn Gordon, seen here heading for the checkered flag. still-healing wrist (he broke it a couple of months ago). Ninth place went to Tom Bryant and Phillip Finch in their Honda Chenowth. Finch hurt his back so badly that he could hardly get w~ car.ty a f'uD sel~ction of: Page 36 out of the car, they said. Bryant broke a tie rod bolt that cost him 20 minutes. Tenth place went to David Reyes in a Honda Elite, and Bill and Dave Gasper were 11th and last to finish saying as they drove by, "the trans is ready his clutch pulled apart. Bruck-hospital with back pain. He had to grenade." mann was now third, and David done some damage to his back, The SCORE Lite cars went Scaroni, who'd got in when Noe but Arden was apparently not next, with 12 starters. Two of made a pit stop at the end of Lap impressed, and he found a way them failed to get the first lap 1, was fourth. Salas was still fifth. to get back out on the race done, Ken Stroud with a broken No one else had dropped out. course later to watch the second brake caliper, and Greg Gustin, Dan Worley had taken over race. He has some healing to do, who reportedly rolled his car. Of for Porter and he was still lead-but seems to be taking it in the rest, the lead belonged to ing at the end of Lap 3, even stride. Rodrigo Ampudia hit the Stan Potter in his Jimco. He had though he had no power steer-same ditch with his Fraley, and a bit more than three minutes ing. But now he had less than two broke the car rather than him-on Cameron Steele in his Desert minutes on Scaroni, who'd self.Hisbellhousingwasbroken, Assassin. In third place it was jumped up to second. Sacks had and after finishing one lap he Chuck Sacks, in a Chenowth, an-put Darren Ebberts in for the called it a day also. Dan Folts other minute and a half or so final two laps, and he was third, had the lead in his Desert Assas-further back. Fourth place was followed by Steele, back in ac-sin, at the end of Lap 1, with heldbyVicBruckmannandRick tion after repairs. Dwayne eightsecondsonMikeSandoval St. John, in a Devall. In fifth it Reinert, in a D&D Fab chassis, in his Meco. In third it was Adam was Arturo Salas, in a Jimco, and was now fifth. Tom Ball had Pfankuch in a KIT car, and there were a handful more very dropped out. Daniel McMillirr ran fourth in close behind him. Steele was furiously trying to his Jimco, 43 seconds later. Fifth Potter held his lead through make up for lost time, and he was· Cale·b Gaddis, Curry, an-the second lap, even though he'd recorded the fast time for the other 26 seconds back. He said lost his power steering, and now class on his last lap, at 1:25:54. he had the suspension set "way he had four minutes on Sacks Scaroni, meanwhile, ran serenely too soft" for the course. There who'd moved up to second as on, and brought the car to the were another six or seven close Steele broke a slave cylinder and finish in first place. He'd had no behind the lead pack. SACo ottRoad @) November 2006 trouble, nor even a real flar, Sandoval fell our on rhe sec-'rhough one tire was looking a ond lap, and Pfankuch recorded bir soft at the finish line. He and the fast lap for this class, at Noe had about a four and a half 1:34:21, to move into the lead. minutes on Sacks and Ebberts Burgess ran second, six seconds who'd had a flat and no brakes later, with Gaddis third and for the final 30 miles. In third it Sammy Ehrenberg, in a J imco, was Potter and a weary Worley in fourth place, while McMillin who'd done two full laps with no dropped to fifth with a left rear power steering. Fourth place flat. went to Steele, demonstrating Pfankuch had things going once again that when things are right. He'd decided to "drive was working, he's always a factor in and make sure I didn't break this class. In fifth it was Jim anything", and so far it was work-Greenway and Ty Godde. Godde ing. At the end of Lap 3 he had had had to sit in the pit while a little over two minutes on Folts' the crew fixed a spindle. Reinert partner, Brian Burgess. was sixth, finishing on a right Ehrenberg was now third, and rear flat, and in seventh if was Gaddis was fourth about a Bruckmann, who broke a trail-minute later, followed by David ing arm 20 miles out. Salas fin-Caspino in a Lothringer. Jamie ished eighth and he was the final Gaddis, Brian Logan, Ray Files, finisher. Brett Maurer and Aaron Haw-Class 1/2-1600 had 20 start-ley had all dropped out. Haw-ers, but three of them were out ley, who had Bryan Freeman as on the first lap. Arden his second driver, was done when Dennington's car completed a a valve spring retainer broke and full lap, but he didn't, because they quit rather than tear up the after he hit the bump that motor. flipped the Herbst Trophy Pfankuch's car had no prob-Truck, Arden was airlifted to a lems at all. He said his new plan The overall Sportsman Truck win went to Steve Looney and Mike Ballard, seen here in their good looking Ford Ranger. Dusty Times

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Third place in the Trophy Truck event saw Carl Renezeder taking the Richard Boyle and Darnen Jefferies drove their HMS Chevy to a bronze medal, Carl is seen here in his Chevy. third place finish in Class 1 at Primm, seen here just at touchdown. Caleb Gaddis, seen here in his Curry. was the third place finisher in 1600 at Primm, he's seen here at speed headin' for the finish. "seems to work better than my Arturo and Abel Velazco were had also had a flat. other plan." He finished with ninth in their Porter, and they'_d On the second lap even four minutes on Burgess and rolled it early in the day. Tenth though Seeley had the fast time Folts who were also "driving with went to Jeremy James, son of for the class at 1:40:23, Bonner our heads -points racing." In Michael James, who was actually held his lead. He'd had a flat, third it was Gaddis, who'd had on his honeymoon this weekend. which he got change in a pit. nothing more than flats and that His car's suspension was set too Seeley had a wheel break with a soft suspension to mar his day. soft, and he had a throttle cable loud pop on that lap, but it Fourth went to Caspino who problem, and he was in a hurry didn't take much time to made said his OPS had been stuck on to get on with the rest of the hon-the tire change. 45 mph all day, so he didn't eymoon, which would be in Ha-Bonner went on to take the know how fast he was going in waii. He was the final finisher in win with Carr and Guevara in the pits, where there was a 50 the class. second place, and Seeley, who mph speed limit. Ehrenberg was The Class 5 drivers, of which had a long third lap, third. This fifth, and Hector Garcia, in a there were three, were apparently class had a 100% finish rate. Curry, with his front brakes lock- a bit surprised to find that they In Class 5-1600 they also ran ing up, was sixth. Jose Robles were to run only three laps. only three laps. There were drove the fourth lap in his car, Originally there were four cars, eighth starters, but they lost one and he said they'd also had new but Luivan Voelker, the other of their toughest teams, Ernesto torsion bars, which took a set New Beetle bodied car, failed Arambula and Octavio Zamora, three times, and had to be ad-tech and couldn't correct what-on the first lap when the car justed each lap. ever it was in time to go racing. rolled and the driver hurt his Seventh place went to McMil-Dave Bonner went into the lead wrist badly. It may even have· lin, who had three left rear flats on the first lap, even with an on-been broken, but reports were all together. In eighth it was course flat. Luis Guevara, in not entirely clear. At any rate, Adam Ashcraft, happy to get a Kevin Carr's car, was second, the team went no further. All finish in a new car, and report-with a power steering problem, the rest went on, and Marcos ing just flats and dinged wheels. and George Seeley ran third, and Nunez and Norberto Rivera had Dusty Times November 2006 Second place in the Trophy Truck race went to Pete Sohren, Pete was 9 minutes in arrears at the flag in his Ford. the lead, with four seconds on Mario Ledezma, whose car was popping out of third and fourth gear. Mike Simpson and Justin Hoggatt were third, about eight minutes later. On the second lap Nunez and Rivera still led, now by about three and a half minutes. Danny Ledezma, Mario's cousin, was driving now, and they were still having problems with it popping out of gear, but had hung on to Continued on page 38 Page 37

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Third place in Class 5-1600 went to Albert Castro and Juan Delgadillo, Mark and CJ Hutchins drove their Kreger Honda to a third place Stan Potter and Dan Worley had a pretty good day in their Jimco, they're seen here in their good looking bug. finish in Class 10, their great looking car seen here at speed. they're seen here heading to a third place finish in SCORE Lite. second place, while Simpson and ernick were fifth, followed in by Castrey team. Greenberg also much time he was able to finish to do just two laps. Rod Hall was Hoggatt were still third. James Telford and Gregory finished, for third place, giving only two laps. racing at Primm for the first On the third lap Nunez and Ferruzo, who'd rolled early in this class a 100% finish rate. In the meantime, Ken and time in his H3 Hummer, and he Rivera held the lead almost to the day. They were the last fin-Class 3 ran in the morning Don Moss and their Bronco said two laps was enough for him the end, while Ledezma was down ishers, Brent Shermak having group also, with four teams, and moved along steadily, the trans and noted that there was a "lot to just second gear and thinking disappeared on the final lap. required do three laps. Chris running hot briefly, but no prob-of rough stuff for a stock truck". they'd be lucky to get second Class 9 was a three lap class Raffo and his Blazer dropped lems with any consequences in-He had no trouble at all and place. But then as they neared with three teams racing. On the out on the first lap with a blown terrupted their day. They took took the win by a half hour. the end of Lap 1, the Rivera/ first lap Eric Fisher led i n his transmission, and Scott and another win, the only finishers Gavin Skilton, in the Honda Nunez car rolled over, and the Garibay, with less than a minute Keith Wooden, in a Bronco, also in their class. Ridgeline, had a couple of early Ledezmas went by to take the on Joe and Joshua Castrey. Sigal fell out. They'd broken and re-Class 7S was a late addition flats, and then adjusted his tire win. They'd recorded the fast lap Greenberg ran third in her placed a driveshaft, and then to the morning group, with just pressure up. He also had a fuel for this class, even with only one Tatum. broke the replacement drive-three entries, and required to do pump problem, but still brought gear, at 1:45:25. Simpson and On the second lap Fisher re-shaft, with ancillary damage that only three laps. Nick and Ted the Honda to the finish line in Hoggatt moved up to take sec-corded the class fast time at stopped their Bronco. Kirk Kovel Moncure had their Toyota in the second place. ond place, 23 minutes later. In 2:05:24, and solidified his lead. and his early Bronco had a long lead at the end of the first lap, In Class 11 there were three third it was Albert Castro and The Castreys were still second as lap, because a shock had broken with six minutes on Tyler Fox teams, but only one finisher. Juan Delgadillo, who'd re-Greenberg got tangled with an-and speared their· oil cooler, and Steve Martz in their Ford. Marcus Best didn't get even the painted their car in different col-other race car and used up about causing them to lose all their oil. Mike Horner and Chuck Fore-first lap done, and Gary Helm-ors to get rid of its bad luck. 20 minutes getting looses. Kovel made on-course repairs, man, in another Toyota, were ing used up over five hours to Nunez and Rivera recovered Fisher ran steadily on, and and a couple of crew members third, but it was a close race and get one lap completed, and thus, from their roll-over to finish with another good lap took the hiked out with replacement oil any of them could easily get the ran out ohime. He'd been stuck, fourth, and C had and Gen May-win with 19 minutes on the for them, but he'd used up so win. had a flat, popped out of gear, Page 38 Dezert Nation_ Petfonna:iee Off-.Road Pa:tf 23552 Commerce .~ • Lq.lnaBiBs.CA 949-370-9313 New to Orange Coun~ ...... _ l:UIC ""'"""'' lld»t November 2006 On the second lap Fox ticked had motor trouble and ran out off the fast time, at 2:04:35, and of gas (all in one lap), and de-firmed up his lead. Horner and dared it was "fun while it lasted." Foreman were still second, But Eric Solorzano did two 'though they'd lost about a half steady laps, and reported that it hour on the lap. The Moncures was fun and he'd had no prob-had dropped out. !ems, no flats, and had been hit Fox bogged down on the third once, but fr had done no dam-lap, and lost about an hour with age. Be scored another victory some problem, but, because Hor-at Primm. ner and Foreman had problems The Sportsman Buggy class that lap also, they couldn't catch didn't fare very well. There were him. Fox went on to take the win three starters, and Peter Lang by only four minutes and 51 sec-and Terry Cotter dropped out onds. Horner and Foreman were on their first lap, while Matt second, and the final finisher. Kupiec, in a Raceco, got his first The 7SX class had six start-lap completed in the lead, and ers, and, like 7S, had to run only then fell out for unknown rea-three laps. The first lap lead be- sons. In second by four minutes longed to John Holmes in his at the end of the first lap, it was Ford, with Jeff Lloyd, another Robyn Gordon, who finished the Ford, only a minute and 34 sec-lap on two flat rear tires. Gor, onds behind him. In third it was don, still a fairly new driver, Dan Street, Jr. Everyone in the thought she "might have a flat." class finished the first lap. And The crew got the car back on the second lap. four good tires and they went Holmes recorded the fast lap out again, this time with her sis-for the class on the second go ter, Beccy, doing the driving. The 'round, at 1 :50: 16. He was hav-second lap was uneventful, and ing an easy, uneventful day. they brought the car to the fin-Street moved into second place, ish line for the victory. Amanda but edged Lloyd by only about Drenning had navigated the first three minutes. Lloyd had put all lap, and Heather Bonanni was new shocks on his truck for this the navigator on the second lap. race, and liked the results. Atthe The team had entered the backofthepack,HeidiSteeleand SNORE Buffalo Bill's race, Danny Ellender were having which uses essentially the same "many little problems", including course, a month or so earlier, for smoke billowing from under their the purpose of familiarizing dash. They ran out of time. R.J. themselves with the Southern Fantelli .dropped out on the Nevada terrain. It paid off. They third lap also. won their class in that event Holmes put Mark Landersman also. in to drive the third lap, and he The Rally Loggers kept track had no problems, and brought of everyone, and neatly policed the truck home for the win. the speeds in the regulated pit They'd had no flats, for the 15th area for this event; with the re-race in a row. In second it was suit that one individual was pe-Lloyd, who'd had one flat on the nalized for "speed zone" viola-second lap, but said it had been tions. "a blast." He was only seven min- SCORe's next event is the for-u tes behind Holmes and midable Baja 1000, this year Landersman. Street was third traveling all the way to La Paz. about 13 minutes further back. It'll be a challenging and satisfy-The Stock Mini class had just ing ending for the SCORE sea-two trucks entered, and they had son. SCOII Dusty Times

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-, A sea of chrome, fiberglass, engines and chassis greet the show goer, it was a good days pleasure to wander through the exhibits. So Cal Dirt & Sand Expo By Jim Ober A very well attended SoCal Dirt and Sand Expo was held at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario California on Aug. 51h & 6th. Many of the same exhibotors that were at the successful Off-Road Expo in October were at the So Cal Expo; 4 Wheel Parts, Corva, Dirt Skins,. PCI Radios, American Sand Association to name a few--The "Sand Addiction" show was the first annual event in which promoter Andy Meyers of AZ Expos hopes will be a long run-Photos: Trackside Photo Lots of great looking trucks, with loads of candlepower on board were all there for the looking, and, for some, the buying. · The crowd was treated to many exhibitions, anything and everything you always wanted was there on the show floor. ning event. Tires, antennas, helmets, you name it and was there somewhere inside the ~ Convention Center, we're not sure what the bullhorn was for. another ~ -The Suspension Company. Dusty Times November 2006 Page 39 ..

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M.O.K.B. RUMBLE AT RIDGECREST Tom Craig Takes 1600 Win By]. Preston Bradshaw Photos: Trackside Photo Richard Boyle drove his great looking car the Class 1 win at Ridgecrest, he had about nine minutes in hand at the finish. Letner had a spot of trouble on down third place, Joe Myers had this lap and he had dropped into a long lap and dropped into sixth place, Ron Brant had an fourth place, Jennifer Clemison hour and 20 minute lap with some still held that fiftb place position troubles, running seventh and and Mike Pacewich was running Mike Pacewich was still tail end in sixth place. Ron Brant and Rick Charley. Wilcoxon were among the miss-Lap 3 ended and Joe Myers was ing. Tom Craig took the 1600 lead on the 7"' lap and he cruised in for a nice win, he's seen here saving some tire wear. flexing his muscles as he moved The fifth lap ended and Rich-into the class lead, Richard Boyle ard Boyle still held the class lead, was still holding on to the second Harley Lerner still held down sec-spot, Alex Danze lost 13 minutes ond place, Alex Danze still ran in on this lap and he dropped to third, Joe Myers was in fourth third place, Harley Letner moved place, Jennifer Clemison still fifth up a few spots into fourth and and Mike Pacewich was still run-You couldn't have asked for anything more, the weather was perfect, mid 70's, the racers were all rarin' to go and MORE was more than ready to accommodate chem. The finishing rate was fair, 53%, so the course couldn't have been too easy and MORE wants to thank all the participants in the Ridgecrest race. There were eight Class 1 cars chompin' at th·e bit and when the green flag flew they were off in a cloud of dust and glory. They were across in sixth place, Ron Brant Jennifer Clemison remained in the ning sixth. sent off at 15 second intervals, the was in an unaccustomed seventh fifth spot. Ron Brant picked up The sixth lap was uneventful, course being about 30 miles in place, new car problems we believe some speed and moved into sixth there were no changes in position. length and they didn't want the and Mike Pacewich was running place, Mike Pacewich moved up a The seventh lap ended and, fast cars coming around while in the eighth spot. spot into seventh and Rick Wil-again there were no changes in they were still starting cars. Any-The second lap ended and it coxon dropped to eighth place running order except chat Mike way, when the first lap ended it was still Alex Danze in the lead, with a horrendously long lap. Pacewich had disappeared from was Alex Danze in the lead, Rich-Richard Boyle now had control At the halfway point Richard the scoring charts. ard Boyle and Harley Lerner were of second place, Rick Wilcoxon Boyle moved into the class lead, Eighth lap, final lap, the check-tied on time for the second spot, had moved up a spot into third, Harley Lerner was flying and he ered flag flew and it was Richard Rick Wilcoxon was running in Joe Myers had moved into fourth moved into the second place posi-Boyle taking the gold medal, fourth place and Joe Myers was in place and Jennifer C lemison was tion, about eight minutes behind Hariey Lerner took home the sil-fifth. Jennifer Clemison came up a spot into fifth place. Harley the leader, Alex Danze still held ver medal, Alex Danze held onto ,....,._.,,......,_=,,,,,,.,=""""'="""'"~==""""""'"'========, "'""""""""'""""'=======s-----~.,.....,,..,....~~--.,.,-= Harley Letner ran second for most of the race and that's where he Gene Wilson ran second all the way in the Trophy Challenge, he was Chris Bowman gave it his all but he could only muster a second place finished in the Class 1 contest, he's seen here at speed. less than four minutes in arrears at the flag. finish in Class 5, his good looking car seen here in flight. Page 40 ---Specializing in LS1-LS2-LS6-LS1 complete crate engines VB Packages starting at S5,300 Call •or details Homeolthe 5 wire Install 760-94"'1-2'74"'1 ~~.111111111111-TurnKevEnu■ne_co November 2006 Dusty Times

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Ken Tolbert was just a bit off the winning pace in Class 5-1600, finishing Heidi Steele ran third in Class 7 A for most of the race, slid into Harry Dunne was as far down as 1 a• place in Class 9 but kept on second, he's seen here digging out of a dip in the Ridgecrest course. second place when it counted and took home the silver medal. pluggin' and ended up with the silver medal. his third place finish, Joe Myers dropped a spot into seventh. moved up a spot into fourth place. Rich Volpe still held the lead, Gene Matt Frick still held on to fifth finished first out of the money and The third lap ended and Rich Matt Frick had a longer than usual Wilson was still in second place, place and Mooney and Shannon Jennifer Clemison finished in fifth Volpe still led the pack, Gene Wil-lap and he dropped a spot into he was now about 13 minutes be- were still running in sixth and sev-place. son still hung on in second, now fifth, Fred Mooney and Kevin Sh-hind the leader, Greg Crew still enth. The 1300 class had seven en-nine minutes back, Greg Crew was annon were still running in sixth ran third, he was about a minute End of the fifth lap and it was tries but only four of them would third, just one minute out of sec-and seventh place. out of the second spot and Bob still Volpe, Wilson and Crew in see the checkered flag. At the end ond place and Bob Jordan had When the fourth lap ended Jordan remained in fourth place. Continued on a e 42 of their first lap it was Rich Volp in the lead, Gene Wilson cam along about five minutes later i second place, Matt Frick was third some 13 seconds out of secon place, in fourth place it was Ore Crew and Bob Jordan was fifth t cross the line. Kevin Shannon wa running in sixth and Fred Moone was in the seventh spot. When they came around o their second lap Rick Volpe stil held the lead, Gene Wilson wa still running second, now almos eight minutes in arrears, Ore Crew had moved up a spot, he wa now in third place, Matt Frick ha '* slipped to fourth and Bob Jorda 0® . 0 remained in fifth place. Fred . AL....... . · . M h d d . t Rich Volpe led the Trophy Challenge all the way; but there was no relaxing, his . ooney a move u_p a spot m O competition was only four minutes behind him. Shawn Walters ran trouble free, took the class win with almost an hour in hand he's seen here on his way to the checkers. _____ ' sixth place and Kevin Shannon--'-----~-------------------Dusty Times e e I rtified Ei tested %Stranger ~'----------Lighter than other cast wheels n the market •Counter Pressure Casted Aluminum • Satin Smooth Machine Finish ilable in: 15x4. 15x7 i3eadlack an Nan-Beadlack VW 5 Lug Pattern - 5 on l?_D5mm .. --.. 714.578.B25B November 2006 Beadl~ks:·: □blue □black □red . □polished t Page 41

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... -,.....-Mike McGee was fast and consistent, he finished second in the Ann Naso led the first lap in Class 11, lost some time on the second Class 10 contest, he was less than two minutes out of the win. lap and ended up in second place when the checkers flew. Lorenzo Rodriguez drove hard at Ridgecrest but he ended up second Bob Schreiner led the Ultra Truck Class all the way, he had an easy finish as all of his competition failed to finish. the first three spots, Matt Frick had moved up into fourth place, Bob Jordan was down a spot into fifth and Fred Mooney still ran sixth. Kevin Shannon was among the 1nissing. The checkers flew and Rich Volpe was right there to collect the honor, Gene Wilson was right there in the second spot, he was less than four minutes in arrears, Greg Crew came along two min-utes later in third place and Matt Frick was first off the podium. Bob Jordan and Fred Mooney were unable to complete their last lap. Class 1450 only had to run four laps for their race. When the first lap ended it was Ryan Dowe in the lead, Shawn Walters came along four minutes later in second place, Kyle Caso was right there in third spot, Eric Fiorrino held down the fourth place position and Dennis Gerdes was fifth across the line. When their second lap ended ryan Dowe still led the pack, Shawn Walters was in second place, very close to the leader now, Dennis Gerdes had moved up into the third spot, Kyle Caso dropped a spot to fourth place and Eric Fiorrino lost a spot and was now running in fifth place. At the end of the third lap Shawn Walters had taken the class lead, Ryan Dowe had dropped to second place and Eric Fiorrino had moved up into third place. Dennis Gerdes and Kyle Caso were out of the race. Last lap, Shawn Walters turned it on, ran an under an hour lap and came in for the class win, Ryan Dowe had problems, he finished in second place with an hour and three quarter lap time and Eric Fiorrino succumbed to mechani-cal woes and was a dnf. The Class 1400 trucks had to go seven laps to make it a race. Bob Schreiner led the first lap eas-ily, Kevin Summers came along in the second spot, some seven min-utes later and basically it was all over. On the second lap Bob Schreiner opened his lead up to half an hour, Kevin Summers cut in Class 1600, just over four minutes in arrears at the flag. John Criswell had to work for his Class 5 win, he led the last six laps but only had two minutes in hand when the checkers flew. his lap time a bit, but he was well off the leader's pace. Third lap, Bob Schreiner, run-ning in the low 40's still held the lead and Kevin Summers had some problems and had an hour and a quarter lap time. At the half way point, Bob Schreiner came around in the lead and Kevin Summers had disap-peared from the race. Schreiner continued on at his usual quick clip and finished his remaining laps and took the checkered flag for the class win. There were eight laps to run for the Class 5 guys and at the end of the initial lap it was Shad Kennedy in the lead, John Criswell was in the second spot, he was a mere seven seconds in arrears and Chris Bowman was in third place, some 42 seconds behind the leader. At the end of the second lap it was Chris Bowman in the lead, John Criswell was second, some 15 seconds behind and Shad Kennedy was out of the race. Third lap over, John Criswell continued to lead, Chris Bowman was second, about 13 minutes be-hind the leader. At the halfway point it was still Criswell leading, Bowman was sec-ond, losing ground along the way. Criswell held his lead on the fifth lap, he now had nine min-utes on Bowman and on the sixth lap he still led, bur his margin was now six minutes. The seventh lap ended, Criswell still showing the way but he now had less than five minutes on Bow-man. Last lap, Criswell picked up the pace a bit this time and he took the class win, Bowman, never say die, set fast lap at 38.20 and took the silver medal, less than rwo min-utes in arrears when he took the checkered flag. Richard Daravito in the lead, Ken Tolbert still held on in second place, David Sanchez had moved up into third place, Angel Vinaja was rwo spots up into fourth and Tim Sanchez had dropped a spot and was now running fifth. Aaron Aspel was up a few spots into sixth place, Tom Volk was still seventh and Scott Pellerin had dropped to eighth place after major troubles on the lap. At the halfway point it was still Richard Garavito in the lead car, Ken Tolbert remained in second place, about 13 minutes in ar-rears, Angel Vinaja had moved into third place, Aaron Aspel moved up a few spots into fourth, Scott Pellerin was up three spots into fifth and David Sanchez had dropped three spots into sixth place. Tim Sanchez and Tom Volk were nowhere to be seen. Lap 4 ended and it was still Garavito, Tolbert and Vinaja holding down the first three spots, Scott Pellerin and David Sanchez ran fourth and fifth and Aaron Aspel had joined the dnf club. Laps 5 and 6 saw no position changes, Richard Garavito took the class win, Ken Tolbert came in second, he was 18 minutes behind the leader, Angel Vinaja came across in third place and Scott Pellerin was the fourth and final finisher. David Sanchez had dis-appeared somewhere on Lap 5. Class 7 was next up, they had four laps to finish for their race and although there was some pretty good infighting the race was a breeze for Tyler Fox. Tyler was first around at the end of the first lap, Noe Sierra was right there in second place, 42 seconds in ar-rears, in third place it was Heidi Steele, some seven minutes behind the leader, Karl Stokes came along in the fourth spot, Ken Keegal brought up the fifth spot and Ted Quiroz was missing. Under new owner hip .. Over 40 years of experience There were eight cars in the 5-1600 battle, all ready to give it a go. They had six laps to run to make it a race and when their first lap ended it was Richard Daravito in the lead, Ken Tolbert ran in sec-ond lace, about three minutes be-hind, Scott Pellerin was in third place, Tim Sanchez ran in fourth place and David Sanchez was fifth. Angel Vinaja was sixth across the line, Tom Volk ran in seventh place and Aaron Aspel was the eighth place finisher. End of the second lap, Tyler Fox still leading the pack, Noe Si-erra still in second place, about a minute and a half behind Heidi Steele still in the third spot, Karl Bring your hot rod, sand tail, motorcycle, boat, or ATV down to our location and._ Let us solve your plumbing problem1 from complete system designs to minor modifioatkms. u,a ,..,.,...,.~h<>se-< ¼t, d,ty1AM 1PM Brake Lines, Fuel Lines, Turbo Hoses, Stalnleus hardllne for brakes and fuel applications. All Redline OIi products discounted bythedse. Any high perlonT1anc~ hOSf: purcha~ from MESA HOSE will ~ assembled frN! of charg~. Crimp fittings from 2* on down. Page 42 November 2006 When they came around at the end of the second lap it was still Richard Garavito led all six laps in the 5-1600 contest, he had about 18 minutes in hand at the end, seen here at takeoff. Dusty Times

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·1 Alex Oanze led the first two laps in the Class 1 contest, dropped to A close third place in Trophy Challenge went to Greg Crew, Greg A decent third place finish in Class 5-1600 went to Angel Vinaja, seen third place on lap 3 and that's where he finished. was just a few minutes out of the second place honors. here nicely airborne and heading for the flag. Stokes still running first off the fir st place, Corey To rr·-:e-='s ~w~a=-s=-'"=i=-n...:....'M:-.:iikc:e::-cH0:in=so=1=-1 =w=a-:s-:se=v-=e=n=trh'-, ::in=-e:::i:::grh-:;tlc-1-,====_;;;;;;,;,;;;;;;~~;;;;~~;,;,;;:;;;;;~~~~~~==== = ===-podium and Ken Keegal a long third place, he was only 16 sec- place it was Cory Bantilian, Curt fifth place after a horrendously onds behind the class leader and Davidson was up a few spots into long lap. Jared Benson was the fourth place ninth place and Harry Dunne The third lap ended, there were finisher. Cody Rash came across rounded out the top 10. In 11th no position changes but now Fox, the line in fifth place, Marcus place it was Nate Himmelrick, our leader has opened up 25 min-Gonzales ran in the sixth spot, Chris Depue was up to 12th place, utes between he and second place Eric Ruble was seventh, Nate Carlos Topete ran 13th and Tom Heidi Steele. Himmel rick ran eighth, Harry Pittman was 14th. Marcus Gonzales End of Lap 4, coming in for Dunne was ninth and Mike Hin- was off the scoring chart. the checkered flag and Tyler Fox, son was in 10th place. In the 11th There was all sorts of position having led all the way takes the win spot it was Cory Bantilian, Curt shuffling on the third lap and with a bit over half an hour on Davidson made it an even dozen, when they came around for the Heidi Steele. Karl Stokes is last Carlos Topete was unlucky 13th, halfway mark it was Corey Torres man on the podium, Noe Sierra, Thomas Pittman was 14th and in the lead, Rob MacDonald still still in fourth place in spite of a Chris D.epue was 15th in. Jim held onto second place, Ron Rash terribly long last lap and Ken Kee-Ward failed to complete his first had dropped to third place, Jared gal still in fifth spot, wrapping up lap. Benson was up a spot into fourth the class. Off they went for their second and Cody Rash was in fifth place. SixteenClass,9carsshowedup lapandwhenthatlapendeditwas In sixth place it was Nate to do battle and there was some Ron Rash holding the lead, Rob Himmelrick, Mike Hinson ran sev-heavy dicing going on in their six MacDonald trailed by less than a enth, Curt Davidson ran eighth, required laps. They only lost one minute, Corey Torres was third, Harry Dunne was in ninth and car on the first lap, coming almost three minutes behind the Chris Depue was up a few spots around in first place it was Rob leader, Cody Rash was up a spot into 10th place. Carlos Topete was MacDonald leading the pack, Ron into fourth place and Jared Ben-in 11th place, Tom Pittman was Rash was right there, keeping him son dropped a spot into fifth 12th and Eric Ruble was in the honest,onlyninesecondsoutof place.EricRubleraninsixthplace, unlucky 13th position. Cory Dusty Times November 2006 Tyler Fox led the Class 7A contest all the way, he had about 35 minutes in hand when the checkers flew, seen here at speed. Bantilian surrendered to mechani-cal woes. Lap 4 ended and now it was Rob MacDonald with the bit iu his teeth, Corey Torres was in second place, less than a minute off the pace, Jared Benson was up a spot into third, Nate 1 Hnunelrick moved up into fourth place and Chris Depue was in fifth place. Harry Dunne was still on the move, he was now in sixth place, Mike Hin-son ran seventh, Curt Davidson Continued on page 44 Page 43

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Karl Stokes was a wee bit off the winning pace in Class 7A, he took Curt Davidson worked his way up from 1(Jh place on the first lap to a Sean Dunn ran second for a few laps in the class 1 O contest but was running in third place when the checkers flew. home the bronze medal, seen here read for takeoff. ve,y decent third place finish in the Class 9 battle. --n-1o_v_e_d.-i=-n-t-o--.fo_u_r'th_ p....,l.-a_c_e_, ~M~ a-tt Corey Torres beat out 15 other Class 9 cars for the big win at Ridgecrest, he had over an hour in hand at the finish. held the eighth spot, Cody Rash ran ninth and Carlos Topete was 10th. Tom Pittman was into 11th place and Eric Ruble was 12th. Ron Rash was on his trailer. The fifth lap ended and Rob MacDonald still led the group, Corey Torres still ran in second place, a lirrle over a minute behind the leader, Harry Dunne was re-ally moving, he wa s now in third place, Jared Benson ran fourth and Curt Davidson was in fifth place. Mike Hinson had the sixth spot, Cody Rash ran in seventh place, in eighth place it was Nate Himmelrick, Carlos Topete was ninth, Tom Pittman was 10th and -Page 44 Eric Ruble was in 11th place. Chris Depue joined the dnf ranks. Lap 6, final tour of the course and when the checkered flag fell it was Corey Torres taking the Class 9 win, Harry Dunne took the sil-ver medal, but he was an hour and a half behind the leader, Curt Davidson was the third place fin-isher, Mike Hinson came along 50 seconds later for fourth and Cody Rash was fifth, three minutes out of fourth. Nate Himmelrick was sixth to cross the line, Carlos Topete came in seventh and Tom Pittman was the eighth and final finisher. Lost somewhere on the last lap were Rob MacDonald, Michael Deardoff took the Class 10 lead on the fourth lap and there he stayed, he had less than two minutes in hand at the finish. Jared Benson and Eric Ruble. Class 10 was next up and they had eight laps to go to make it a race. Brian Walsh led the first lap, Justin Smith came along in second place, seven seconds behind the leader, Michael Deardoff was in the third spot, he was just 11 seconds out of first phce, Don Johnson ran in the fourth spot and Sean Dunn was in fifth place. Mike Mc-Gee ran in the sixth spot, Matt Cullen was in seventh and Jim Gle-dhill was running in eighth spot. Lap 2 ended and Don Johnson was the new leader, Sean Dunn was up a few spots into second place, Mike McGee had moved up into third place, Mike Deardoff dropped a spot into fourth place and Brian Walsh dropped down to fifth place, Matt Cullen was up a spot into sixth place and Jim Gledhill was the seventh place fin-isher. Justin Smith was off the scoring charts. The third lap ended and there was lots of position changes: Mike McGee now led the class, Mike Deardoff moved into the second spot, Sean Dunn dropped a spot into third place, Brian Walsh Gema Ptasinski had a pretty good race, taking the Class 11 contest honors, seen here in the really good looking car. Ryan Dowe led the first two laps but slowly slid back into a second place finish, seen here showing off his suspension. · · November 2006 Cullen ran in fifth place and Jim Gledhill was sixth. Don Johnson had disappeared. The fourth lap saws many more position changes and we now had Mike Deardoff leading the pack, Mike McGee had moved into the second spot, he was three minutes and change behind the leader, Sean Dunn held on in the third spot, Matt Cullen was up a spot into fourth place, Brian Walsh was fifth and Jim Gledhill ran sixth. Lap 5 came to an end and Mike Deardoff was still in the lead, Sean Dunn had moved into the second spot, he was a bit less than 10 min-utes behind the leader, Mike Mc-Gee dropped to third place, he was about 16 minutes behind the leader, Matt Cullen remained in fourth place, Brian Walsh re-mained in fifth place and Jim Gle-dhill was running sixth. There wete no position changes on the sixth lap but we did lose Jim Gledhill somewhere on the course. Lap 7 ended and Mike Dea rd off still led the group, Mike McGee once again claimed the sec-ond spot, he was six and a half minutes behind the leader, Sean Dunn dropped to third place and Matt Cullen and Brian Walsh re-mained in fourth and fifth respec-tively. The Class 10 final lap came to an end and it was a repeat of the prior lap, the win went to Mike Deardoff, Mike McGee rook the silver medal, Sean Dunn came along in third place, Matt Cullen was first off the podium and Brian Walsh wa~ the fifth and final fin-isher. There were four Class 11 cars at Ridgecrest and at least two of them had a good race. They only had two laps to run and when the first lap ended it was Ann Naso in the lead, Gema Ptasinski came along in second place and C.W. Reynolds was running third. Bran-don Benson failed to complete his first lap. When they came around on their second and final lap it was Gema Ptasinski taking the coveted checkered flag, Ann Naso came along some 18 minutes later for the silver medal and C.W. Rey-. nolds failed to complete the sec-ond lap. The Class 21600 grouµ had eight laps to go for their race but only five of the 12 entrants would see the checkered flag . When they came around at the end of thei1 first lap it was Matt Gumz in the lead, Curt Geer was second, he was 12 seconds behind the leader, Tom Craig came along 10 seconds later in the third spot, Steve Haver was fourth and Steve Dodd was run-ning in fifth place, he was about a minute and a half behind rhe class

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Curt Geer led the 1600 class for five laps but a 1 0 minute error on the First finisher off the podium in Class 1 was Joe Myers, a couple of A very long second lap relegated Scott Pellerin to a fourth place finish seventh lap dropped him into a third place finish. slow laps certainly didn't help, Joe's seen here in his great looking car. in Class 5-1600, seen here diggin' for the finish fine. A fourth place finish in the Class 9 battle went to Mike Hinson, Mike Fourth in Class 10, Matt Cullen ran off the winning pace in Class 10, is seen here in his good lookin' car headin' for the finish. he's seen here heading for the checkers. Steve Dodd flew his car beautifully but he was only able to grab a fourth place finish in the highly competitive 1600 race. leader. In sixth place it was Brent was still in ninth place and Lance At the Class 1600 halfway Pelham, Lorenzo Rodriguez ran in Johnson was up a spot into 210th point, Curt Geer still led the race, seventh place, Brett Maurer was place. Brent Pelham was in 11th Tom Craig was still second, about eighth, Mike Kanuch ran ninth place and Mike Campbell was five minutes in arrears, Steve Dodd and Mike Campbell was in 10th 12th. still hung on in third place, place. Lance Johnson was in 11th Curt Geer still held the class Lorenzo Rodriguez was still fourth place and Mike Ward made it an lead when the third lap ended, and Brett Maurer was firmly en-even dozen. Tom Craig moved up into second trenched in fifth. Mike Kanuch Lap 2 ended, Curt Geer had place, less than five minutes in ar- was up a spot into sixth, Mike moved into the class lead, Matt rears, Steve Dodd was up a spot Ward was seventh, Lance Johnson Gumz dropped to second place, into third place, Lorenzo Rodri-was eighth and Brent Pelham still he was less than two minutes guez moved· into the fourth spot ran in ninth place. down, Tom Craig still held third and Brett Maurer was now run-When they came around at the place, Steve Dodd had dropped a ning fifth. In sixth place it was end of their fifth lap Curt Geer spot, he was now fourth and Steve Mike Kanuch, Mike Ward was up was still leading the way, Tom Haver dropped a spot into fifth. a spot into seventh place, Lance Craig was still running in second Brett Maurer was up a few spots Johnson was eighth and Brent place, still about five minutes be-into sixth place, Lorenzo Rodri-Pelham was in ninth place. Matt guez remained in seventh place, Gumz, Steve Haver and Mike Mike Ward was up a bunch of Campbell were nowhere to be spots into eighth, Mike Kanuch seen. PROLIIVEu.c. HIGH-PERIORMANCE .. "'"✓"' CERAMIQ & PQWQEI CQATINGS; 1 Since 1999, Ram Proline has provided ceramic and powder coating for all vour needs with an oven 25 ft in depth. • WE CAN COAT CHASSIS, DUNE BUGGY FRAMES, TRAILERS, GATES, IRON FENCING, AND MORE IN A VARIETY OF COLORS. • RAM PROLINE ALSO OFFERS SAND BLASTING. • WE CAN COAT ALL INTERNAL ENGINE PARTS, EXHAUST SYSTEMS, BRAKE CALIPERS, INTAKE MANIFOLDS, AND MANY OTHER APPLICATIONS. RAM PROLINE DOES IT ALL Dusty Times November 2006 hind, Lorenzo Rodriguez had their positions. Steve Dodd, Brett moved up a spot into third place, Maurer, Mike Kanuch, Mike Ward Steve Dodd had slipped to fourth and Lance Johnson remained in and Brett Maurer was still fifth. fourth through eighth place. Mike Kanuch, Mike Ward and The checkers flew and Tom Lance Johnson were still running Craig was there to accept the hon-sixth, seventh and eighth. Brent ors, Lorenzo Rodriguez took the Pelham was out of the race. silver medal, Curt Geer took The sixth lap was completed home the bronze medal, Steve with no position changes. Dodd was first off the podium Lap 7 ended and there was a and Brett Maurer finished in fifth new leader, Tom Craig had moved place. Mike Kanuch, Mike Ward into the lead spot, Lorenzo Rodri-and Lance Johnson were unable guez was up into the second spot, to finish their last required lap. he was just four minutes in arrears, So it ended, another Ridgecrest Curt Geer had slipped to third race into the books. See ya all at place and the rest of the pack held the next one! !!!~Q~E. Page 45 • --

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■@ml AT CRANDON Douglas Takes Two Big Wins By]. Preston Bradshaw Photos: J&L Photography Scott Douglas won both rounds in _the Pro 4 contest and took the Borg Warner Challenge win, a great weekend for the team and Ford. Great weather, big crowds, two days absolutely chock full of racing, more than 150 buggies and trucks pawing the ground, what moire could you ask for on a Labor Day weekend? Well, if you were at Crandon you got everything you wished for, absolutely great racing, as usual at the absolutely fabulous Crandon International Raceway. All the CORR racers were on hand for this "happening" which oc-curs every Labor Day for as far back as we can remember. The Pro 4 group had a bunch of m,1cks ready to do battle and, as usual, quite a battle it was. When the smoke cleared from the Saturday race it was Scott Douglas the win, his second win of the season in his good looking Ford. Following Scott across the finish line was Rick Huseman, Toyota mounted, Johnny Greaves, the class point leader came across the line in third place in his Toyota and Adrian Cenni was the fourth place finisher, first Chevy to finish. The fifth truck to take the checkered flag was Josh Baldwin, in sixth place was Carl Renezeder, Chevy mounted, Marty Coyne was seventh to finish, he too in a Ford and Dave Michael Oberg took his first win of the season in the Saturday round of Pro 2 competition, seen here in level flight in his Chevy. Rodrigo Ampudia flew his Ford to victory in both rounds of the Pro Lite contest, seen here defying gravity at Crandon. Page 46 Christoferson came across in eighth place in his Chevy. In ninth place was Curt LeDuc, he too Ford mounted, Larry Noel, he too in a Chevy came in 10th and Al Drews was 11th and Ken Brascho was the 12th and final finisher. Here it is Sunday and the Pro 4 guys are all ready to do it again! The · racers were the same as yesterday's race and the winner was the same too, Scott Douglas and his Ford took the Pro 4 win once again on Sunday, a remarkable finish, twice in a row, con-gratulations to one of the nicest guys in racing. Carl Renezeder drove his Chevy to a second place finish this day, Curt LeDuc, Ford, took the place spot, Johnny Greaves slipped to fourth in his Toyota and Adrian Cenni came in fifth in his Chevy. Sixth place went to Josh Bald-win, Rick Huseman was seventh to finish his Toyota, Leon Noel was eighth in his Chevy and Marty Coyne, Ford, 'was the ninth truck to take the checkers. Dave Christoferson finished 10th in his Chevy and Ken Brascho was the 11th and final fin-isher. In the Pro 4 points race, the top five are: Johnny Greaves 151, Carl Renezeder 138, Scott Douglas 132, Josh Baldwin 126 and Rick Huseman 115. The Pro 2 troops were more than ready for their Saturday race, 16 of them were mounted up and ready for a good race. The big winner this round was Michael Oberg, his first win of the season in his Chevrolet, Todd LeDuc, Ford, was second to cross the finish line, Scott Douglas, Ford was third to take the checkered flag, Scott Taylor, also in a Ford was fourth to finish and Jerry Whelchel, Ford, was fifth across the line. Carl Renezeder, Nissan, was sixth to fin-ish, Josh Baldwin finished in seventh place, Steve Barlow, Ford, came across in eighth place, Evan Evans, Chevy, was ninth in and Rhonda Konitzer was the 10th place finisher. In 11th place it was Travis Coyne in his Chevy, Greg Adler, Ford, made it an even dozen, Kevin Probst, Chevy was unlucky 13th, Paul Seidler was 14th in his Chevy and Dan November 2006 Gari Renezeder, Nissan, .took the gold medal in Pro 2 in the Sunday round at , Crandon, he leads the Pro 2 points after 12 rounds. VandenHeuvel, Sr. finished 15th in this round, Jerry WhelcheL Ford, was his Chevrolet and Brian Hinman, the fourth place finisher and Kevin also in a Chevy was the 16th and fi- Probst was fifth in his Chevy. Todd nal finisher. LeDuc finished sixth in his Ford this Sunday dawned bright and clear round, Rhonda Konitzer was the sev-and the same guys were back, all set enth finisher, Josh Baldwin, not hav-to do it all again. This time it was ing a very good year was the eighth Carl Renezeder, Nissan, taking his place finisher, Dan VandenHeuvel fifth win of the season, Scott Dou- Sr. was ninth in his Chevy and Paul glas took second place in his Ford, Seidler was 10th in his Chevy. Steve Mike Oberg, Chevy, settled for third Continued on page 48 The leader In High Performance Aftermarket Performance products, Gale Banks Engineering is seeking talented Individuals to join their team. If you love mot:or sports, and are into t:he development of leading edge performance technology, please apply. 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Exp. installing instrumentation on vehicles and the ability to troubleshoot installation issues is preferred. Gale Banks Engineering Is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary and benefits package. For immediate considerations submit resume and salary history to .John Balderrama Staffing Manager, E-mail: www, Fax (626) 691,-2179 Gale Banks Engineering 546 Duggan Ave. Azusa. CA 91702 Dusty Times

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Adrian Genni took a fourth and a fifth place finish in Pro 4 in his Rob Naughton drove his Ford to a pair of second place finishes in Johnny Greaves, Toyota, garnered a third and a fourth place finish in Pro 4, he leads the Pro 4 points after 12 rounds. Chevy, Adrian is currently seventh in the Pro 4 point race. Pro Lite, Rob is tied for fifth place in Pro _u_·te_po~ i_n_ts_. _____ _ Dan Baudoux picked up the gold medal in both rounds of Sportsman 2 at Crandon, he has six wins this season in his Ford. Barlow, Ford, finished in 11th place, In Pro 2 points, Carl Renezeder Travis Coyne, Chevy, finished in the has a rather tenuous lead, he has ac-12th spot, Scott Taylor, Ford, was crued 131 points, Jerry Whelchel is the unlucky 13th place finisher, Evan right there with 129 points, Todd Evans, Chevy, who is really having a LeDuc is third with 126, Michael bad year, was 14th in and Greg Adler, Oberg has accumulated 114 points Ford was the 15th and final finisher. and Scott Douglas has 110 points Page 48 John Mason captured the Super Buggy win on Saturday at Crandon, he's seen here flying towards the checkered flag. earned. There were 22 in Pro Lite, all itch-ing for a fight and there was plenty of infighting in this division. The big win on Saturday went to Rodrigo Ampudia, Ford, who is really new to this type of racing, Bob Norton, also November 2006 in a Ford was second in, Steve Federico, Toyota, came in third, Liam O'Donnell, Nissan, came in fourth and Mark Oberg, Ford, came in fifth. Kyle LeDuc came in sixth in his Ford, in seventh it was Jim Kandel in his Toyota, John Marking, Ford, finished in eig t p ace, in nint it was Don Ponder in his Ford and the 10th place finisher was Nissan mounted Josh Hintz. Jon Probst was the 11th place finisher, Glenn Grint, Toyota came across in 12th place, Casey Currie was 13th in his Nissan, Art Schmitt, Nissan, finished in 14th place and Jeff Kincaid, Toyota, who has won no less than eight races this year was way back in 15th place. Jeff Huseman was 16th in his Ford, Chris Brandt was 17th to cross the finish line, Randy Eller was 18th in his Ford, Gary Dircks came in 19th and Javier Sacio, Nissan, rounded out the top 20. Chad Hord, Nissan, was in an unaccustomed 21st place, Dan VandenHeuvel Jr. finished 22nd. On Sunday, the same Pro Lite group assembled at the start line and they were off! Guess what? Ford driver Rodrigo Ampudia was the gold medal winner again! Congrats. Bob Naughton, Ford, took the silver medal once more, Chad Hord, Nis-san, was the third place finisher, Liam O'Donnell took another fourth Dusty Times

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In Sportsman 2, Ross Hoek took a second and a ninth place finish in Scott Schwalbe took a third and a second place in Super Buggy he In Super Buggy, Aaron Hawley took a second and a third, he's fifth in his Ford, Ross is a close second in class points. leads the points but has only a three point lead. points and is seen here flying towards the finish line. place in his Ford and fifth place went Menne came in seventh, C"h-r.,'Ka,--:,ik;-'o--ag-a-=-in_a_n--,d"J.-'o'-rh-n---,,.-Fr_a_n..,_a_w_a_s_t:,h-e---,;17:;:t'h-.=====----=========-=-~ to Dan VandenHeuvelJr. in his Nis- came in eighth, Ross Hoek was the and final finisher. san. Mark Oberg finished sixth in his ninth place finisher and Ken Hallgren Scott Schwalbe leads the Super Ford, Randy Eller, in yet another was the 10th place finisher. Bob Buggypointswith 132pointseamed, Ford was the seventh place finisher, Gersmehlstarted the race but did not John Mason is second with 129 in Art Schmitt, Nissan, finished in finish. hand, Ryan Mulder is third with 117 eighth place, in ninth place it was The Sportsman 2 point standings points, Gary Nierop has 116 and Casey Currie and John Marking, are: Dan Baudoux leads with 150, Aaron Hawley has 107. Ford, was the 10th place finisher. In Ross Hoek is right there with 149, There were 24 Midwest Single the 11th spot it was Josh Hintz in his Mike Savage is third with 131, Ben Buggy cars at Crandon and they too, Nissan, Javier Sacio, also in a Nissan, Wandahsega sits in fourth with 129 were waiting to put on a good show. was the 12th finisher, Jon Probst fin-and Don Williams rounds out the That they did! Mark Steinhardt took ished 13th, Glenn Grint finished top five with 115 points earned. the win on Saturday, his fourth of 14th in his Toyota and Don Ponder, Super Buggy, there were 18 of the season, Steve Socha took a nice Ford, was the 15th finisher. Jim them entered at Crandon and as second place, John Fitzgerald took Kandel, Toyota, was the 16th place usual, they put on a hell of a race. the third spot on the podium, Brad finisher, Kyle LeDucwasn't too happy When the checkered flag flew on the Erickson took a decent fourth place with his 17th place finish, Gary Dircks Saturday event it was John Mason and Michael Seefeldt was the fifth was 18th in, Chris Brandt finished taking his first win of the season, place finisher. Sixth place went to 29th and Steve Federico was 20th in Aaron Hawley was right there in the John Huven, Brett Ellenson was sev-his Toyota. Jeff Huseman was the 21st second spot, Scott Schwalbe was enth in, Bob Blaney came in eighth, finisher and Jeff Kincaid was very third to finish, Tom Schwartzburg Troy Morgan came in ninth and unhappy with his 22nd place finish. was fourth across the line and Adam Michael Notary was the 10th place The Super Buggy win on Sunday went to Gary Nierop, he's seen here waiting for tower clearance to land his buggy. The Pro Lite points are led by Jeff Guberud was the fifth place finisher. finisher. Daniel Martin was 11th Kincaid, Chad Hord is second with In the sixth spot was Gary Nierop, across the line, Jeff Knupp came in 15 8, Rodrigo Ampudia is third with Todd Wallace finished in seventh 12th, Luke Zoeonulder came in 13th, 101 points, Kyle LeDuc is fourth with place, Lisa Grint came in eighth, 14th place went to Heather Sullivan 100 points and Liam O'Donnell and Herman Barnum came in ninth and and John Svanda was the 15th fin-Robert Naughton are tied for fifth Steven Kincaid came in 10th. In the isher. Len Lindquist came in 16th, place with 94,points each. 11th spot was Michael Hester, A.J. Allen Plawman was 17th to finish, The Sportsman 2 troops were out Schmitt was 12th to finish, Craig Mark Morton took 18th place, Scott in force and when the Saturday Biesikcamein13th,JohnFranawas Miller came in 19th and Terry Round ended it was Dan Baudoux 214th and Ryan Mulder was the 15th Fitzgerald was the 20th finisher. Ja-adding to his string of wins, this be- finisher. Gerald Kleikamp was 216th, son Janusz came in 21st, JeffBechinski ing his fifth of the season in his Ford, Stephanie Krieman came in 17th and was 22nd, Cissy Baldwin finished Ross Hoek, also in a Ford i.vas sec-Scott Olson was the 18th and final ond to cross the line, Ben finisher. Wandahsega came in third in his The same group showed up on Chevrolet, Don Williams was fourth Sunday and once again, Super Buggy in his Ford and Jace Shubert, Chev- was on the track. This round, Gary rolet, was the fifth place finisher. The Nierop was taking no prisoners and sixth place finisher was Troy Menne, he took the win in fine style, Scott Mike Savage was seventh in his Ford, Schwalbe came along in the second Ken Hallgren was eighth in his Chev- spot, Aaron Hawley took the bronze rolet, Chris Kaiko came in ninth in medal, John Mason came across in his Chevy, Sam Konitzer was back in fourth place and Adam Guberud 10th place and Bob Gersmehl was took another fifth place finish. Todd the 11th and final finisher. Wallace came across the line in sixth Sunday's Sportsman 2 Round place, Craig Biesikwas seventh, eighth saw Dan Baudoux, Ford, taking his place went to Ryan Mulder, Herman sixth win of the season. In the second Barnum finished ninth again and spot it was Ben Wandahsega in his Tom Schwartzburg was the 10th Ford, Mike Savage was third in yet place finisher. Lisa Grint came across another Ford, Don Williams took in 11th place, Stephanie Krieman was another fourth place in his Ford and 12th in, A.J. Schmitt was unlucky Jace Shubert finished fifth in the first 13th, Steven Kincaid was 14th and of the Chevys. Sam Konitzer took a Michael Hester was the 15th place sixth place finish this round, Troy finisher. Gerald Kleikamp was 16th ,,., 23rd and Evie Baldwin finished 24th. They were all back for the Sun-day Midwest Single Buggy festivities and this round it was the same win-ner, Mark Steinhardt took the gold medal for the fifth time this season. John Fitzgerald was the second place finisher, Brad Erickson rounded out the podium, Steve Socha finished fourth and fifth place went to Bob Blaney. 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A fifth and a third place finish went to Todd Lemke in Light Buggy, Keith Steele managed a fourth and a third place finish in Sportsman In Sportsman 2, Mike Savage took a seventh and a third, Mike is Todd is fifth in the Light Buggy points race. Stock, he leads the class points in his Chevy truck. currently third in class points in his Ford .,a-n'--d-.--sp_o_t-."B:"-re-tt--.aE""llpe=n-'so_n_w_a_s-========.;=.~ DQ'd for an infraction. In Midwest Single Buggy points Mark Steinhardt leads the pack with 166 points earned, Brad Erickson is second with 137, Mike Seefeldt is third with 135, John Fitzgerald has 117 and Steve Socha has 111 points. No less then 30 buggies were on hand for the Light Buggy fracas and they too had a hell of a race. It was a good day for Craig Metz, he took his second win of the year, Mike VandenHeuvel came across in sec-ond place, Mike Tikkanen was third to finish, Chad Dewall finished fourth and Todd Lemke was the fifth place finisher. Brad Arndt was the sixth place finisher, Bryan Holtger came in seventh, eighth Craig Metz took the win on Saturday in the Light Buggy conflict, ~e has a big lead in the points, seen here at landing. place went to Steve Oman, in ninth Mike VandenHeuvel picked up his second win of the season on Sunday in Light Buggy, Mike is fourth in the points chase. place it was Greg Stingle and Steve came in 28th, Jaime Kleikamp fin-Schuch was the 10th place finisher. ished 29th and Jeff Virnig was the Craig Rabe took 11th place hon-30th and final finisher. ors, Kurt Metz came in 12th, John In the Sunday Round of Light McDonald was unlucky 13th, Brian Buggy it was Mike VandenHeuvel Glime was 14th in and Barry taking the win, his second of the Wahlen came in for 15th place. year, Craig Metz backed up his Sat-Brent Kozlowski was the 16th place urday win with a very nice second finisher, Tom Virnig came in 17th, place, Todd Lemke finished in third Stephanie Pai ti was the 18th place place, Steve Oman finished fourth finisher, Tra-c Fleischman finished and Greg Stingle finished fifth. in 19th place and Tom Thomas Sixth place went to Brad Arndt, came in 20th. In 21st place it was Kurt Metz finished seventh, Kevin Carol Gunderson, Beau Ambos Huth finished eighth, Brian Glime was 22nd, Brian Bloomquist came finished in ninth place and Mike in 23rd, Randy Oman was 24th Tikkanen finished 10th. Craig and Eric Loar came in 25th. In Rabe finished in 11th place, again, 26th place it was Kevin Huth, Matt Beau Ambos made it an even dozen, Gerald came in 27th, Jana Bloom Tra-c Fleischman finished in 13th ----,--,,,..--= Dave Waldvogel picked up his fourth win of the season in Saturday's round of Sportsman Stock, he's seen here in his Ford. place, Tom Thomas came in 14th Craig Metz leads the pack with 131 Dan Beauchamp was seventh in his and Brian Bloomquist came in earned, Greg Stingle is second with Ford, Mike Boyd, Chevy, finished 15th. In 16th place was Stephanie 109, Steve Oman is in third place in eighth place, Don Demeny was Pait!, 17th went to John with90points,MikeVandenHeuvel ninth in his Dodge and avid McDonald, Carol Gunderson has 89 points and is fourth and Schneider, Ford, was the 10th place came in 18th, Brent Kozlowski too Todd Lemke is fifth with 79 points. finisher. In 11th place it was Rhonda the 19th spot and Bryan Holtger Last, but certainly not least was Konitzer, Tim Konitzer finisher 12th was the 20th place finisher. In 21st the Sportsman Stock Division, 13 and Eric Ruppel was 13th in his place was Jana Bloom, Tom Virnig strong and they too were chafing at Ford. came in 22nd, Barry Wahlen came the bit to get out on the track. Dave Al Konitzer took !tis first win of across in 23rd place, Jaime Waldvogel took the win on Satur-the season in the Sunday round of Kleikamp finished 24th and Chad day in his Ford, his fourth win of Sportsman Stock, quite happy with Dewall was the 25th finisher. Steve the season. Al Konitzer came in sec-his Dodge, Scott Beauchamp drove Schuch was way back in 26th place, ond in his Dodge, Jason Bort drove his Chevy to a second place finish, Randy Oman finished in 27th, Matt his Chevy to a third place finish, Keith Steele, also in a Chevy was Gerald came in 28th, Jeff Virnig Keith Steele was the fourth place fin-third, Rod Wells was fourth in yet was 29th and Eric Loar finished isher and Scott Beauchamp was another Chevy and Don Demeny 30th. fifth in his Chevy. Rod Wells, in an-was fifth in his Dodge. In sixth place In the Light Buggy Points race, other Chevy finished in sixth place, it was Jason Bort, he too in a Chevy, ...-----'---------------'---Dave Waldvogel was seventh in his The Sportsman Stock win on Sunday went to Al Konitzer, he's seen here in his Dodge heading for the checkers. Ford, Eric Ruppel was eighth in a Ford, Ryan Wagner came in ninth and Dan Beauchamp was 10th to finish in his Ford. David Schneider finished 11th in his Ford, Mike Boyd was 12th in his Chevy and Tim Konitzer was the 13th and final fin-isher. In Sportsman Stock points, Keith Steele lead the pack with 145, Scott Beauchamp is second with 139, Dave Waldvogel sits in third with 136, Don Demeny is fourth with 121 and Al Konitzer is in fifth place with 120 points earned. And so another wonderful week-end at Crandon came to an end. Hopefully the Memorial Day and Labor Day racing will go on for man man ears. See a. · Ben Wandahsega finished third and second in Sportsman 2, Ben is Steve Socha took a second and a fourth place finish in Single Buggy, In Single Buggy, John Fitzgerald took a third and a second, he sits currently fourth in class points in his Chevy. he currently lays fifth in class points. fourth in class points and is seen here ready for touchdown. Page so November 2006 Dusty Times

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Classified ... Some of the items advertised in these pages may not be legal for sale or use in all 50 states. Read-ers are advised to consult appro-priate local or state authorities for information before purchase of any specific item. FOR SALE: 2003 Ford Ex-pedition Eddie Bauer Plea-sure-Runner. Just finished a month long 3000 mile trip in Baja with 4 people and lug-gage. Full roll cage, 6-37 inch BFG's, Fox secondary shocks with remote reservoirs, Lowrance OPS, icom race ra-dio, alarm, custom bumpers and 4 Hella's. Many new spares included-trans, trans-fer case, alternator, starter, radiator, rack & pinion, drive shafts, axles, differen-tials and suspension parts. $25,000.00 OBO. Marv Schmidt (702) 807-4777. FOR SALE: Brand New 2004 Silverado Extra Cab Four Seater, CA Lie. plates, Pre-Runner, Turn Key S00hp, Rob Butler head-ers, Hugues Performance turbo 400 trans, Gear Vendors torque converter, Eclipse CD, DVD, MP3 sound system, 6500 Lowrance OPS, A-arms(front) 4 link (rear) suspension with King shocks, coilover and bump stops. 22" front travel, 33" rear travel, Tubeworks rear end and hubs w/456 gear, Walker Evans bead locks wheels/ 37" BFG projects 2 spares, all tube chassis 4130 chromolly all TIO weld, 4 disc/14" wilwood 3 piston calipers, 145" length, 90" wide, Ron Davis aluminum radiator, a/ c & heater, power windows/locks and alarm, Vertex radio/intercom 4 headphones, fresh paintw/ghost flames, 86.5 gallon Fuel Safe, 5 Hella HIDS, Dynomat Extreme top, sides & bottom $190,000.00 (760) 768-3291. FOR SALE: Pre-Runner, 1998 Ford, built by Newline. Best of Everything! Runs and handles like a trophy truck! Patton 442C I engine, Culhane Turbo 400, Chrisman Rear End w/10" gear, Robby Gordon shocks/ wheels, 70 gal fuel safe cell, wired by Pro Wire, Kenwood Race Radio, Intercom, Sat Phone, OPS, Stereo, AC/Heater, Power windows/mirrors, Leather and tweed interior. Includes Com-petitive tandem axle trailer. $240,000.00 (702) 596-2825. FOR SALE: Stewart aceworks 4 seat Truggy~ " wheel base, 83" wide, wellll'f 320016 44 gal Fuel Cell, A-Arm an ink suspensioAl spline s, Fox Coil er aVbypass, Turbo Tra BFG 3.5" ares, 406 Ch ignition 6al, CN erCylinder, s, Howe Power Steering, Roo ack, PreRunner or Fun Car. $59,000.00 OBO (760) 455-2812. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Enclosed is$ _ _________ _ (Send check or money order, no Cash) Name _________ _____ ----------Address-----------------------------------------------------------City --------------------------------------------------------------Sta te _____ Zip ________________ .. Phone ______________________________ _ FOR SALE: Jimco Single Seat, C lass 1 updated 2000 series. Overall winner of 2004 & 2006 BITD Terribles Town 250, 2006 BITD Parker 425 and winner of Sept 2005 CORR desert Short Course. Wiks LS motor, Fortin 4 speed, steering & hubs. King shocks, numerous spare parts. This car is the quickest thing out there, it is completely race prepped and ready to win. No bugs to work out. $142,000.00. Contact John Herder @ (520) 429-7223. FOR SALE: Ex-Roger Mears Chevy Trophy Truck, King Shocks, Jim Horn 650 HP, 441 small block Chevy engine, Chrisman rearend. Well main-tained. Single seat. $110,000.00. Call for details (619) 654-6423. (619) 864-8729. ------Please run ad times Mail to: DUSTY TIMES 20761 Plummer Street Chatsworth, CA 9131 I , w-r:D?. . "'"'*::c: ::i~ :,/. . ' . . .. . . FORS : ass Truck New F250 body. (Fresh Prep). All the best parts. Patton 432 650 hp. Drysump motor. Steve Cohene C6 A.D.M. knock offs. C.N.C. Brakes Hby power. Chrisman Gears Axels Strange 3,d member. King 4" & Bypass shock. ATL 80 gal Fuel Cell. Take it all. 8 Truck E Semi. $1 lOK, Call Eric (702) 592-1993. FX (702) 592-1993. Email . . . . FOR SALE: Semi K.W. 400 Big Cam, 13 SPD Eaton. MQ Whis-per Gen & welder 40' Van D/D Living area. All tools & spares go with truck. Call Eric Lane (702) 592-1993 Fx (702) 655-6321. Email MRobinson@spiritexpresstrucking.oom. FOR SALE: Single Seat Class 10 Chenowth Millenium, Toyota 4AG, Mendeola 5 speed, Fortin Shifter, King Coilovers & bypass, CNC Brakes, Parker Pumper, Flame Out System, 35 gal Fuel Cell, MSD Ignition. Very fast & reliable! Must Sell!! $65k Bill (602) 469-2054. December 06 Nov 10, 06 January 07 Dec 8, 06 February 07 Jan 5, 07 March 07 Feb 2, 07 ■ ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■••······································ Page 58 November 2006 Dusty Times

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FOR SALE: 2006 HMS FOR SALE: 2004 Foddrill Avenger, approx. 350 race miles, car is ready for Baja 1000 or 2007 season, 600 HP Redline LS2, Fortin with torque con-verter, Kings, Mastercraft, Dual Digital dash, much more, check for more info. $185,000.00. Contact Jim Anderson (77 5) 691-7166 or Darnen Jeffrey (760) 948-2898. 4 seater, UMI, LS-6 motor, runs on pump gas, Albins 4-speed Trans. Big Fuel Cell, Fox Shocks, PCI radio & in-tercom, HOWE rack, HID lights, Baja TA's, OPS, Street legal, Proven & Reliable. Low miles. $110,000.00. Contact John Herder @ (520) 429-7223. FOR SALE: Custom LS6 based 383 built as race motor by Ken Major. Blue printed oil pump, HTC Ultra series crank & rods, JE Pistons & rings, AFR heads, ARP studs, best of everything! Electronic & wiring harness by Danzio Perf-plug & play. Dyno'ed at 530hp & 505 -Great for prerunning. $ 13K. Call Tom @ (858) 414-2735. Aircraft Spruce is a worlclwide distriblllor of quality products for the rac-ing industry. Our product line of over 45,000 items is one of the most extensive from one ingle source. Our ~ervice has made us tbc number one supplier in aviation and is why over 350 mce teams have turned to us as a trusted source for racing components! www abr,cs, aints, Primers. Resins, Oremel Toots, Kell1ar, Graphite, Hooeycomb, West System ..... ~,~ a:.zi K & l'I Air Filte/$ BEST SELECTION! LOWEST PRICES! SAME DAY SHIPMENT! Visit Our Corona, CA store! Aircraft S11ruc11 CANADA 1-877-795-2278 A. ~i)t«• ~-W~~t,;·S.Jl(.CI, ~ AIRCRAFT SPRUCE WEST 225 Airport Circle Corona, CA 92880-2527 Bnlm' oar IREE CBtalOI W/111 a wlllll fah,i ::~jjt:~~ slllet/011 Of lallllallOII MIIIIIIIISI :1.-877-4-SPRUCE 7 7 7 ., .? 3 Dusty Times FOR SALE: 2004 Porter Score-Lite, 2-Seater, Fresh Major Motor 1835, Mendeola MD5, 930 C.V.'s, King Shocks, PCI Radio In-tercom, 7" color OPS, Howe, CNC, BFG's, Centerline Bead Locks, Numerous spare parts, 4 Hella's, Removable light rack. Race prepped, ready to race. $62,000.00.-obo. Contact Ruben. (909) 376-5551. FOR SALE: New in July 2005 Jimco 2 seat Class 1. 500 Race miles+ 150 test miles. Car, mo-tor, Transmission prepped. 3G's 6 Hella Hids, wired by Prowire, Redline Race motor that dyno's at 430 hp & 430 Tog at rear wheels, Fortin 4S Kenwood 110 w-best of everything on very low mileage car. Like new $189K Mar or (85 8) 243-3827. HELP WANTED: Aluminum Fabricators, Welders and Prep assembly for growing Orange County Shop. Pay according to experience. (714) 435-0113. EXPERIENCED ONLY, FAB-RICATORS AND ASSEM-BLERS needed for fast grow-ing Off-Road shop. Fax re-sume to (760) 947-5871, e-mail resume to or apply in person at 10975 G Avenue, Hesperia, CA 92345. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. FOR SALE: 2001 Custom Built 18' Pre-Runner/Sand Buggy Hauler, Storage Boxes with Tire Rack above, adjust-ab le rear ramps, Tandem 600016 Torrion Axles w/6 lug wheels, 2 5/16 Ball Hitch $6,900.00 Call HOWARD (818) 349-5861. FOR SALE: Carson Enclosed Trailer, 24'x8'x8' high, tandem axle, electric brakes, side and ramp doors, ¾" ply floor, 7000# rating, super low miles, white alum. sides, built in '00. Great condition, ready to tow, Anaheim (714) 575-1193 $4500.00 Obo INDb..X TO AD\/b..Q Tl.:>b..R-.:> Aircraft Spruce .................................... 59 All Road Communications .................... 34 Alumi Craft .......................................... 51 Baker Precision .................................... 24 Banks Power Employment Opportunities .......... 46 BTR Racing Wheels .............................. 41 C&R Racing .......................................... 26 Coast Casinos ......................................... 9 Competition Air Systems ..................... 44 CODE ................................................... 23 CORR ....................................... 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